Mildred C Green (Buffalo, NY 1874-1951) Watercolor "Grain Barges at Buffalo Harbor"
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For your consideration is a masterfully done watercolor by leading Buffalo, NY artist Mildred C Green. The painting is from November 22, 1925. The sight size of the painting is 19.75 x 13.5 inches and the frame is 30.5 x 22.5. It is signed lower left.
The following is biography of the artist:
Mildred C. Green (American, 1874-1951) Western New York painter, teacher, muralist and illustrator was known for harbor scenes, landscapes, portraits, murals decoration and illustrating and for writing newspaper articles.
1874- April 18, born in Paris, NY. 1892- Moved to Buffalo, NY, and maintained a studio at her home at 717 Delaware Avenue (later maintained a studio at 835 Richmond Avenue, Buffalo, NY and a summer studio in Clayville, NY).
Circa 1900- Studied at the Art Students’ League, Buffalo, NY; the Buffalo School of Fine Arts under George B. Bridgman, Lucius W. Hitchcock and Edward Dufner.
1918- Exhibited at the Society of Independent Artists, NYC.
1920-41- Taught life-drawing and anatomy at the Buffalo School of Fine Arts (formerly the Albright Art School, now known as the Albright-Knox Art Gallery), Buffalo, NY. Her students affectionately called her “Ma Green”. She later taught private classes, taught art at the University of Buffalo Summer Session and also at the Browne Art School, Cape Cod, MA.
Circa 1940’s- Worked as a draftsman at the Bell Aircraft Corporation (later Bell Aerospace Corporation), Buffalo, NY, completing drawings of every phase of airplane construction.
1951- February 24, died at the Haven House Nursing Facility, East Aurora, NY after a long illness.
Honors: Prizes in drawing and anatomy, Art Students’ League of Buffalo. Scholarship, Chase Art School, NY. Honorable mention; Strathmore watercolor contest (1910). Buffalo Society of Artists (1926). Won popular-vote for the painting in 53rd Annual Exhibition of the Buffalo Society of Artists, 1933, and won popular-vote again in 1946.
Member of: Council of Buffalo Society of Artists, Buffalo, NY. Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, life member, Buffalo, NY. The Patteran Society, Buffalo, NY. The Guild of Allied Arts, Third Vice-President, Buffalo, NY. Murals: M.J. Kinsella, Buffalo, NY. Buffalo, Niagara & Eastman Power Co., Niagara Falls, NY.
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- Width: 30.5 inches
- Height: 22.5 inches
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