Cornelia Baxter Barns
(1888 - 1941)
Cornelia Baxter Barns was active/lived in California, New York. Cornelia Barns is known for magazine cartoon-feminist themes, landscape painting.
Biography Cornelia Baxter Barns
Cornelia Baxter Barns (1888-1941) was an artist, feminist, socialist, and political cartoonist. She was born on September 25, 1888 in Flushing, New York, the oldest of three children born to Charles Edward Barns and Mabel Balston Barns. Charles Barns initially entered law school, but then explored the sciences before launching a career as a newspaperman for the New York Herald. While living in New York, he also earned a reputation as author and poet. By 1910 the family relocated to Philadelphia, where Charles Barns established himself as theater manager, and Cornelia studied art.
Cornelia Barns enrolled at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in 1906, where she became a pupil of William Merritt Chase and John Twachtman. She h
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