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Catharine Critcher

 (1868 - 1964)
Catharine Carter Critcher was active/lived in District Of Columbia, New Mexico, West Virginia.  Catharine Critcher is known for Indian figure, portrait and genre painting, teaching.

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Catharine Critcher


Born in Westmoreland County, Virginia, Catharine Critcher became the first and only woman member of the Taos Society of Artists in Taos, New Mexico, elected in 1924.  She was known for her formal portrait paintings of distinguished easterners and also for portraits of New Mexico and Arizona Indians.  In addition, she did landscape paintings, florals and figures, and locations in addition to the Southwest included Mexico, Canada, France, and Massachusetts.

Critcher was raised on her family estate in Audley in Westmoreland County, and was the daughter of John Critcher, a judge and U.S. Congressman, and Elizabeth Whiting Critcher.

She studied at Cooper Union School of Design in New York City in 1890, an  ...  Displaying 750 of 4041 characters.



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About  Catharine Critcher

Born:  1868 - Westmoreland County, Virginia
Died:   1964 - Blackstone, Virginia
Known for:  Indian figure, portrait and genre painting, teaching