Jessie Hazel Arms Botke
(1883 - 1971)
Jessie Hazel Arms Botke was active/lived in California, Illinois. Jessie Botke is known for peacocks, florals, landscape and mural painting.
Born in Chicago, Jessie Botke is known for her exotic, highly decorated
bird studies, especially elegant plumages of peacocks. She also did
other subjects including Indian figures, genre, and desert landscapes,
and usually painted in oil but worked in watercolor and gouache and
frequently used gold and silver leaf in backgrounds.
received art training at the Chicago Art Institute from John Johanson
and spent a summer with Charles Woodbury in Ogunquit, Maine. She
traveled in Europe and in 1911 moved to New York City where she became
a student of Albert Herter and worked at Herter Looms until 1915,
becoming a specialist in tapestry cartoons. She also worked with Herter
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