(1872 - 1937)
Bessie Wall was active/lived in Pennsylvania. Bessie Wall is known for expressionist landscape painting.
Biography Bessie Wall
Bessie Wall was born Sarah Elizabeth Wall on October 13, 1872 in Woods Run, Allegheny County Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Alfred S. Wall, the Pittsburgh painter, and was one of five children along with Sarah Virginia, Robert Carr, Alfred Bryan (Bessie painted similar subjects as her brother Alfred), and Helen Myers. In 1858, Robert and Helen got diphtheria and Robert survived but lost his hearing. She was the niece of William Coventry Wall.
Bessie, along with her brother Alfred Bryan, was taught painting by their father and accompanied him and her uncle to Scalp Level, PA, a popular destination for Pittsburgh painters of the late 19th century and early 20th century. Ahead of her time, her works
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