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Margaret Ralston Gest

 (1900 - 1965)
Margaret Ralston Gest was active/lived in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts.  Margaret Gest is known for cubist town-landscape painting.

Biography   Margaret Ralston Gest

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1900 - 1965)

A Philadelphia native, Margaret Gest attended the Pennsylvania Museum School of Industrial Art and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (1924 - 28) and L'Academie Scandinave in Paris from 1928 -1929.

She studied at The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art under Hugh Breckenridge, among others, with whom she also studied numerous summers in Gloucester, Massachusetts. She made the Gloucester art colony her seasonal home for the majority of her lifetime.

She exhibited, along with her friend Edith Wood, with the Philadelphia Ten in 1935. Primarily a watercolorist, Gest was considered the most "modern" of the group due to her cubist stylistic tendencies;   ...  Displaying 750 of 1358 characters.

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