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Gertrude Kay

 (1884 - 1939)
Gertrude Alice Kay was active/lived in Pennsylvania, Ohio.  Gertrude Kay is known for watercolor landscape, children's book illustration.

Biography   Gertrude Kay


Gertrude Kay (1884-1939), illustrator and landscape painter, grew up in Alliance, Ohio, where her father was a prosperous hardware merchant.

She studied illustration at the Philadelphia Museum School of Design and with Howard Pyle at the Drexel Institute in Philadelphia.

Along with other women students of Howard Pyle including Sarah Stilwell Weber, Elizabeth Shippen Green, Violet Oakley, Alice Barber Stephens, and Katherine Pyle, Gertrude Alice Kay found success in the male-dominated world of commercial illustration.

She produced covers and story illustrations for Ladies' Home Journal and other magazines from around 1908 through the 1920s. During this time she illustrated children's books as well.

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