Lucretia Le Bourgeois Van Horn
(1882 - 1970)
Lucretia Le Bourgeois Van Horn was active/lived in California, Georgia. Lucretia Van Horn is known for abstract painting, figurative murals, book illustration.
Biography Lucretia Le Bourgeois Van Horn
While Lucretia Van Horn's "accomplished, meticulous style" initially brought her early work as a book illustrator, her subsequent exposure to Diego Rivera's work caused her to create more rounded, simplified figures pressed against a flattened picture plane. Her subject matter evolved as well, focusing more on the lives of women, especially those indigenous to Mexico.
Born in St. Louis but a frequent resident of her father's Louisiana plantation, Lucretia (LeBourgeois) Van Horn was privately educated, orphaned at age 14, and subsequently lived in Washington, D.C. with the family of her mother's sister, where she was introduced to artists by her aunt and uncle.
Van Horn began her art studies in 1897 at the Art Students' L
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