Bessie Marsh Brewer

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Bessie Marsh Brewer
Born 1884
Toronto, Ontario
Died 1952
New York
Occupation artist

Bessie Marsh Brewer (1884 in Toronto, Ontario – 1952 in New York) American printmaker, painter, sculptor and teacher. She studied at the New York School of 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.