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Edna Plotkin

 (1917 - 2015)
Edna (Hibel) Plotkin was active/lived in Massachusetts, Florida.  Edna Plotkin is known for mother and child figure painting, lithographs, ink and crayon drawing.

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Edna Plotkin


Edna Hibel, a painter of sentimental pictures of children, has had a more than 60-year career as painter and lithographer and promoter of peace through exhibitions of her artwork.

She was born in 1917 in Boston, Massachusetts. Her parents were Abraham and Lena Hibel, and she was raised in the Boston area and educated at Brookline High School where she met her future husband, Theodore Plotkin.

She began to paint when she was nine years old and learned watercolor during summers at the shore where her family vacationed in Maine and Hull, Massachusetts.

Hibel studied at the Boston Museum School of Fine Arts, from 1935-39, receiving a Sturtevant Traveling Fellowship to Mexico. In Boston, in 1966, she began lithography, cont  ...  Displaying 750 of 5989 characters.



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About  Edna Plotkin

Born:  1917 - Boston, Massachusetts
Died:   2015 - Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Known for:  mother and child figure painting, lithographs, ink and crayon drawing