Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Abby (Abigail) Tyler Oakes

 (1823 - c. 1898)
Abby (Abigail) Tyler Oakes was active/lived in New York, California, Massachusetts.  Abby Oakes is known for landscape painting.

Biography   Abby (Abigail) Tyler Oakes

Abby Tyler Oakes (1823-c. 1898)

Born in New York state, Abby Oakes shares with Mary Park Seavy Benton the attribution of being California's first professional woman artist.  According to her birth certificate, she was born in 1823 in Charleston, Massachusetts.  She was raised in that town.  At age 19 in 1845, married William Harrison Oakes who was from Boston and was a music engraver and printer of newspapers.  The couple had two sons, one who died in infancy in 1847.  In 1856, she left Boston and joined her husband in San Francisco, where he was working for the San Francisco Bulletin.  She was active for several years in the Bay Area as an artist, including exhibiting at the Mechanics In   ...  Displaying 750 of 2027 characters.

    >   Continue reading about Abby (Abigail) Tyler Oakes

Museums (1 - partial list):  Abby (Abigail) Tyler Oakes    

Discover art and art prices ...
•  Auction records and images
•  Record prices, graphs, stats
•  Artist signature examples
•  More about subscribing

Example(s) of this artist's work:
Hudson River Boating Scene, 1859
Art images copyright© of artist or assignee

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Abby (Abigail) Tyler Oakes

Consider a subscription!  More info