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Alberta Kinsey

 (1875 - 1952)
Alberta Kinsey was active/lived in Ohio, Louisiana.  Alberta Kinsey is known for Courtyard scene, still life painting, buildings.

Alberta Kinsey

A painter and illustrator, Alberta Kinsey was an art instructor at the University of Ohio in Lebanon.  She studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and was a member of the Cincinnati Women's Art Club.  She then moved to New Orleans, where she worked with Ellsworth Woodward and lived in the French Quarter for more than thirty years.  It is said that she inspired the development of the art colony there.

She is also known for her association with Clementine Hunter, Louisiana's famous folk artist.  According to legend, on one visit to Melrose Plantation, Kinsey left behind her paints and brushes, which Hunter used to paint her first picture of a bouquet of zinnias.

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About  Alberta Kinsey

Born:  1875 - West Milton, Ohio
Died:   1952 - New Orleans, Louisiana
Known for:  Courtyard scene, still life painting, buildings