Buehr, Mary Guion (Hess) (1871-1962)
Daughter of George Henry Hess III and Mary Ireland (Howe) Hess.
Mary Hess Buehr was born in Chicago in 1871. She was a painter who studied in Holland and France, and held three exhibitions at the Paris Salon.
Mary specialized in miniatures and decorative paintings. She was also a lithographer, lecturer, and teacher active in Chicago.
She died in Orwell, Vermont, in 1962.
Archives of America Art, Smithsonian Institution. Biographical Note from the Buehr Family Papers.
Artist Will Talk Here
Mrs. Mary Buehr, who will present a talk on “Rainbow over Mexico,” at the Green Bay Women’s
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