(1923 - 2011)
Frances Jacobson was active/lived in New York. Frances Jacobson is known for modernist portrait and figure painting.
Born in Brooklyn, New York on October 31, 1923 (Hallowe'en), Frances Jacobson was the wife of a dentist in Queens, New York. She was also a talented Feminist and Humanist artist. Raised by Jewish-Russian immigrants, Frances always knew she was meant to be an artist. But she did not get the opportunity to achieve that dream until her 60's, after raising three children and caring for a daughter with a serious health issue for many years.
During her lifetime she received many favorable reviews from art critics. She enjoyed art exhibitions and a few prizes, but never became famous. Frances Jacobson was often compared to the character portrait painter Alice Neel. Her most influential teacher was the well known figural p ... Displaying 750 of 4287 characters.