Mabel Jacque Williamson Dwight
(1876 - 1955)
Mabel Jacque Williamson Dwight was active/lived in New York, Ohio. Mabel Dwight is known for social realist lithography, painting, drawing.
A keen observer of the absurdity of the human condition, Mabel Dwight is best known for her lightly satirical depictions of life in New York City and has been called "the Master of the Comedie Humaine" (Rubinstein 224).
She captured the tragic and comic side of people living in cities, many of them on velvety lithographs where she used a crayon technique to create white shapes against dark backgrounds--parodies of the human situation. She also did portraits and architectural prints. She has been labelled an American Scene painter, a colleague of Wanda Gag and Rockwell Kent.
She was born in Cincinnati, raised in New Orleans, and studied art in San Francisco at the Hopkins Art School where she was a contemporary of California d ... Displaying 750 of 4023 characters.