Artist Search
   
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 

 Margaret de Patta  (1903 - 1964)

About: Margaret de Patta
 

Summary

Examples of her work

 
 

Quick facts

Exhibits - current  
 

Biography*

Museums

 
 

Book references

Magazine references pre-2007  
 

Discussion board

Signature Examples*  
 
Buy and Sell: Margaret de Patta
  For sale ads

Auction results*

 
  Wanted ads Auctions upcoming for her*  
  Dealers Auction sales graphs*  
 

What's my art worth?

Magazine ads pre-1998*  
 

Market Alert - Free

 
Lived/Active: California      Known for: still life painting, jewelry design

Login for full access
 
View AskART Services









*may require subscription

Available for Margaret de Patta:

Quick facts (Styles, locations, mediums, teachers, subjects, geography, etc.) (Margaret de Patta)

yes

Biographical information (Margaret de Patta)

yes

Book references (Margaret de Patta)

1

Museum references (Margaret de Patta)

4

Auction records - upcoming / past (Margaret de Patta)

4

Auction high record price (Margaret de Patta)

4

Analysis of auction sales (Margaret de Patta)

no

Discussion board entries (Margaret de Patta)

0

Image examples of works (Margaret de Patta)

4

Please send me Alert Updates for Margaret de Patta (free)
What is an alert list?

Ad Code: 3
AskART Artist
from Auction House Records.
Still Life with Fruit
Artwork images are copyright of the artist or assignee
This biography from the Archives of AskART:

The following information was submitted by Elaine Felhandler:

Born in Tacoma, Washington, on March 18, 1903, she studied painting and sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts, San Diego (1921-1923), California School of Fine Arts, San Francisco (1923-1925), and the Art Students League, New York (1926-1929).  After her return to San Francisco in 1929, her interests turned to jewelry design, and she subsequently studied metal craft with Armin Hairenian. While continuing to paint, de Patta devoted more and more time to her metal work, and by 1935 she had a workshop in her home.

In 1941, she went to Chicago, Illinois, to study with Laszlo Moholy-Nagy at the School of Design.  Margaret de Patta was a founding member of the San Francisco Metal Arts Guild, and is considered a leader in the American Modernist Jewelry movement.

Her work is in the collections of the Oakland Museum, The British Museum in London, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Museum of Art, and the Museum of Art and Design in New York.

Margaret de Patta died in 1964.

Sources:
Edan Hughes, Artists in California 1786-1940
"The Jewelry of Margaret de Patta, A Retrospective Exhibition (February 3-March 28, 1976), The Oakland Museum (essay by Yoshiko Uchida)

These Notes from AskART represent the beginning of a possible future biography for this artist. Please click here if you wish to help in its development:
Born in Washington on March 18, 1903.  DePatta was a student of Laszlow Moholy-Nagy.  By the 1930s she had moved to San Francisco.  She died there on March 19, 1964.  She was the wife of Eugene Bielawski. 

Exh:  San Diego FA Gallery; CPLH, 1944.  In:  Oakland Museum. 
Source:
Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
SF Chronicle, 5-14-1944; Death Record
Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here.

** If you discover credit omissions or have additional information to add, please let us know at registrar@AskART.com.
  go to top home | site map | site terms | AskART services & subscriptions | contact | about us
  copyright © 2000-2014 AskART all rights reserved ® AskART and Artists' Bluebook are registered trademarks

  A |  B |  C |  D-E |  F-G |  H |  I-K |  L |  M |  N-P |  Q-R |  S |  T-V |  W-Z  
  frequently searched artists 1, 2, more...  
  art appraisals, art for sale, auction records, misc artists