Luce Foundation Center for American Art
Painting: Miniatures: Old Woman in Grey
Betsy Flagg Melcher
(born Dongan Hills, NY 1900 -- died Maine 1991)
Betsy Flagg Melcher was a member and president of the American Society of Miniature painters. She studied with Cecilia Beaux before devoting her career to painting small-scale portraits. She won numerous awards during her lengthy career, including the Levantia White Boardman award in 1942.