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Nellie Augusta Knopf

 (1875 - 1962)
Nellie Augusta Knopf was active/lived in Illinois, California.  Nellie Knopf is known for landscape and still life painting.

Nellie Augusta Knopf

Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Nellie Knopf became a painter of mountain, pueblos, seascapes, and other outdoor scenes that brought her international recognition.

She graduated with honors from the Art Institute of Chicago, a student of John Vanderpoel and Frederick Freer.   For 43 years she taught and was Director of Art at Illinois Woman's College, later MacMurray College, in Jacksonville, Illinois.  She managed to combine effective teaching with a successful painting career of her own.

She sketched every summer from 1910 to 1917 with Charles Woodbury in Ogunguit, Maine, and beginning 1923, she traveled widely in the West during summers and sabbaticals, to paint the landscapes and pueblos of Colorado,   ...  Displaying 750 of 5413 characters.

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About  Nellie Augusta Knopf

Born:  1875 - Chicago, Illinois
Died:   1962 - Lansing, Michigan
Known for:  landscape and still life painting