(1910 - 1982)
Molly Guion was active/lived in New York / United Kingdom. Molly Guion is known for portrait painter-dignitaries.
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Information submitted May 2004 by John Finnegan, New Orleans, Louisiana:
A noted portrait and figure painter, Molly Guion, was much influenced by Englishman Henry Raeburn and especially noted for portraits depicting the "archaic but splendourous world" of British upper classes. Of her work, it was written that she "is an excellent painter who wastes not a brush stroke, and uses color, light and form sensibly. . . In approach, she is a romanticist, and for that very reason she does well by her subject, for it is a sentimental recollection of power and greatness." ("Commercial Appeal) Her goal as an artist was to establish a vogue for family portraits in America, as was the tradition in England and in Holland. She sai
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