Maud Humphrey (March 30, 1868 – November 22, 1940) was a commercial illustrator, water colorist, and suffragette from the United States. She was the mother of actor Humphrey Bogart and frequently used her young son as a model.
She married Dr. Belmont DeForest Bogart (1867–1934); they had one son, Humphrey, and two daughters.
She won a Louis Prang and Company competition for Christmas card design and then began working for the New York publisher Frederick A. Stokes Company as an illustrator. From the 1890s through the 1920s, her work Included child portraits, "illustrating calendars, greeting cards, postcards, fashion magazines, and more than 20 story books." She earned more than $50,000 a year while her husband's surgical practice brought in $20,000 a year.
E. Richards McKinstry of the Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library observed that the Gerber Products logo illustration for its strained baby food was not created until Humphrey Bogart was an adult.[clarification needed]
- "Here's Looking at You, Maud". Winter Unreserved: Museum & Library Blog. October 12, 2011. (museumblog.winterthur.org). Retrieved 2017-04-14.
- "Bogart's Mom: Maud Humphrey, Children's Book Illustrator". (creators.com). Archived 2011-06-11 at the Wayback Machine.
- "Maud Humphrey". Lisa's History Room. (lisawallerrogers.com). Retrieved 2017-04-14.
- "Maud Humphrey Bogart". Find A Grave (findagrave.com). Retrieved 2017-04-14.
Media related to Maud Humphrey at Wikimedia Commons
- Maud Humphrey at Library of Congress Authorities, with 19 catalog records (previous page of browse report as under 'Humphrey, Maud, 1868–')
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