Virginia Battle Betts
(1880 - 1942)
Virginia Battle Betts was active/lived in Texas, Mississippi. Virginia Betts is known for portrait and still-life easel painting, illustration, murals.
Biography Virginia Battle Betts
A painter known especially for portraits, Virginia Betts also was an illustrator and muralist whose murals hung in the Ballroom of the Adolphus Hotel in Dallas. She was born in Yazoo, Mississippi and lived in Waco and then in 1907, moved to Dallas where she spent most of her career.
She studied in Paris before World War II, exhibited at the Paris Salon and with the Joint Exhibition of Society of French Artists.
John and Deborah Powers, "Texas Painters, Sculptors, and Graphic Artists"