Mary Johnson MacKinnon
(1890 - 1962)
Mary Johnson MacKinnon was active/lived in Florida, New York. Mary MacKinnon is known for society portrait painting, fashion illustration.
Biography Mary Johnson MacKinnon
Mary MacKinnon (or McKinnon) DeVries Johnson
Portraitist and illustrator Mary MacKinnon (a.k.a. McKinnon) grew up in Greenwich Village, New York and studied at the Art Students League*. In 1922, while staying with her family in Woodstock, New York, League teacher George Bellows painted her portrait at least twice, and she posed for Eugene Speicher as well. She illustrated Harper’s Bazaar* and other periodicals and exhibited at New York’s Ferargil Galleries.*
MacKinnon came to Palm Beach, Florida in 1925 and later maintained a studio at Major Alley on Peruvian Avenue. During the summers she painted portraits of society members in Newport, Rhode Island, among other posh locales.
Marrying Frederick Johnson i
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