Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Mittie (Mary ) Taylor Whelpley Brush

 (1866 - 1949)
Mittie (Mary ) Taylor Whelpley Brush was active/lived in New Hampshire, Massachusetts.  Mittie Brush is known for sculpture, aviation pioneer.

Biography  
Mittie (Mary ) Taylor Whelpley Brush


Mary (Mittie) Taylor Whelpley Brush (1866-1949)

Mary Taylor Whelpley Brush (1866-1949), better known as Mittie Brush, was an American sculptor, inventor, and pioneering aviator who was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on January 11, 1866. In 1885, while studying at the Art Students League in New York, she fell in love with her teacher, the painter George de Forest Brush (he was eleven years older). Unable to get the approval of her parents, the couple eloped and were married that year, on her twentieth birthday.

The Brushes became the parents of two sons (one of whom died as an infant) and six daughters. The story of the couple's life and the colorful setting in which they raised their children (adjacent to the residence of the  ...  Displaying 750 of 6203 characters.



Subscriber Members, please Sign In for artist biographies and for all services.  Others, full text is available on Fridays.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

  Full access to biographies is
  free each Friday

About  Mittie (Mary ) Taylor Whelpley Brush

Born:  1866 - Boston, Massachusetts
Died:   1949 - Dublin, New Hampshire
Known for:  sculpture, aviation pioneer