Marguerite Margot Munger Peet
(1903 - 1995)
Marguerite (Margot) Munger Peet was active/lived in Missouri, Kansas. Marguerite Margot Peet is known for still life, figure and genre painter, lithographs.
Biography Marguerite (Margot) Munger Peet
A student of Thomas Hart Benton, she was a Kansas City artist who created work that was part of an exhibition in St. Joseph, Missouri that featured Benton's students. She worked in oil, pastel, and watercolor and was prolific, but it wasn't until after her death that it was realized how productive and skillful she was. In storage, her daughter found nearly five-hundred paintings that were portraits, still lifes and figure work.
Art was part of her life from an early age. She began painting at age seven when she received oil paints from her father. Her aunt, Ruth Harris Bohan, was an artist with whom she painted. Margot attended Barstow School, a private girls' school in Kansas City, and her aunt Ruth was the art teacher there. In 192
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