Katherine Kavanaugh Cahill
(1884 - 1962)
Katherine Kavanaugh Cahill was active/lived in California, Arizona. Katherine Cahill is known for floral still life, figure and landscape painting.
Biography Katherine Kavanaugh Cahill
Born in Four Oaks, Kentucky, Katherine Kavanaugh Cahill became a
painter in impressionist and modernist styles and first gained
recognition for floral studies. She also painted western subjects
including the Pima Indians and St. John's Mission near Phoenix,
Arizona, and became quite prolific with Arizona landscapes. Her
mediums were oil, watercolor, charcoal, pen and pencil.
raised in Falmouth, Kentucky, and as a young woman went to Globe,
Arizona where she joined her sisters and a brother-in-law.
Desiring to become an artist, she went to Los Angeles about 1917, and
studied at the School of Illustration and Painting, owned and operated
by John Hubbard Rich and William Cahill, her future husband. Th
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