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Nell Blair Walden Blaine

 (1922 - 1996)
Nell Blair Walden Blaine was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts.  Nell Blaine is known for modernist-leaning landscape, still life, etching, mural.

Nell Blair Walden Blaine

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Nell Blaine, painter of still lifes and landscapes in brilliant colors, created abstract work that gives the appearance of being done in a carefree, totally lighthearted manner but in fact is the result of years of disciplined study.  It is also an effect achieved after rehabilitation from polio, which nearly took her life.

Suffering a paralyzed right hand, she taught herself to paint with her left hand, and she devoted much time to applying colors, some times as many as fifty varieties.  She attributed her fascination with color with its discovery when she was two years old and corrective eye surgery allowed her to see color for the first time.

Blaine was raised in the Richmond, Virginia, where she grew t  ...  Displaying 750 of 9279 characters.

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About  Nell Blair Walden Blaine

Born:  1922 - Richmond, Virginia
Died:   1996 - New York City
Known for:  modernist-leaning landscape, still life, etching, mural