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Margaret Keane

 (born 1927)
Margaret (Hawkins) Keane is active/lives in California, Tennessee.  Margaret Keane is known for modernist sad child figure painting, portraiture.

Margaret Keane

Margaret Keane (born 1927) is an American artist. She is an illustrator and painter, and mainly draws women and children in oil or mixed media. Her works are instantly recognizable (although often imitated) from the doe-eyed children that are depicted in the drawings.

Margaret D. H. Keane was born 1927 in Tennessee, and attributes her deep respect for the Bible and inspirations of her artwork to the relationship with her grandmother. She later became one of Jehovah's Witnesses, which she said changed her life for the better.

In the 1960s, Margaret Keane's artwork was sold under the name of her husband, Walter Keane. He locked her in a room and forced her to paint,while taking credit for her work. Conflict over that issue was c  ...  Displaying 750 of 5674 characters.

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About  Margaret Keane

Born:  1927 - Nashville, Tennessee
Known for:  modernist sad child figure painting, portraiture