Bessie Marsh Brewer

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Bessie Marsh Brewer
Born 1884
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died 1952
New York City, United States
Occupation artist

Bessie Marsh Brewer (1884–1952) was a Canadian-American printmaker, painter, sculptor and teacher. She studied at the New York School of Applied Design for Women and at the Art Students League with Robert Henri and John Sloan.[1] She illustrated for Century, Phoenix, Collier's, and St. Nicholas magazines.[2][3]

She exhibited at the 1913 New York Armory Show where she showed three drawings, The Furnished Room, Curiosity and Putting Her Monday Name on Her Letterbox.[4] Amongst the aforementioned skills, Bessie Marsh Brewer created in the styles of Realism, Representation, and Naturalism.[5]


New York School of Applied Design for Women in commercial art (1922).[2]

See also[edit]

List of artists in the Armory Show


  1. ^ Petteys, Chris, Dictionary of Women Artists: An international dictionary of women artists born before 1900, G.K. Hall & Co, Boston, Ma, 1985
  2. ^ a b Marian Wardle, American Women Modernists: The Legacy of Robert Henri, 1910–1945, 2005, 183
  3. ^ Collier's. 49. Collier's. 1912. pp. 2–5. Retrieved 2015-03-22. 
  4. ^ 1913 Armory Show 50th Anniversary Exhibition, 1963 Henry Street Settlement, NY 1963
  5. ^ "Bessie Brewer - Artist, Fine Art, Auction Records, Prices, Biography for Bessie Marsh Brewer". Retrieved 2015-03-22.