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CATLETT, Elizabeth (1915 - 2012), Painter, sculptor, print artist, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CATLETT, Elizabeth (1915 - 2012), Painter, sculptor, print artist, lithographer

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American, 20th century, female.

Active in Mexico from 1946 (naturalised Mexican, 1962).

Born 15 April 1915, in Washington DC. Died 12 April 2012 in Cuernacava, Mexico.

Painter, sculptor (bronze/marble), print artist, lithographer, screen printer. Nudes, figures, portraits.

Elizabeth Catlett studied at Howard University, with Grant Wood at the University of Iowa, at the Detroit Institute of Art and the Art Students League, New York.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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