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EVANS, Minnie (1892 - 1987), Painter, draughtswoman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
EVANS, Minnie (1892 - 1987), Painter, draughtswoman

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American, 20th century, female.

Born 12 December 1892, in Long Creek (North Carolina); died 16 December 1987.

Painter, draughtswoman. Religious subjects, still-lifes.

Folk Art.

Minnie Evans worked as a maid and nanny on a plantation and did not start to draw until she was forty-three: she was self-taught. Her first drawing came to her in 1935, in a dream. 'Something told me to draw or

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