Artists

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Bayer, Herbert
Baynard, John
Baziotes, William

Born 11 June 1912, Pittsburgh. Family moved to Reading, Pa., 1913. Worked for stained-glass company about 1931–32. Moved to New York, 1933. Studied with Leon Kroll at theNational Academy of Design, 1933–36.

Beach, Chester
Beachum, Marion
Beachy, Lydia
Beahan, Virginia
Beal, Gifford

Painter and etcher, an American Impressionist who studied with William Merritt Chase. He painted romantic scenes of New York City, the circus and New England landscapes.

Beal, Jack

An Abstract Expressionist when he left the Art Institute of Chicago in 1956, Beal has since become a dedicated realist who sees art as a potentially powerful moral force.

Beale, Mary
Beale, Richard
Beall, Lester

During his childhood in Chicago, Illinois, Lester Beall's mother encouraged him to draw as a means of creative expression and as a diversion from their family's difficult financial situation.

Bean, Bennett
Beard, James Carter
Beard, Rollin E.
Beard, William Holbrook
Bearden, Romare

"It is not my aim to paint about the Negro in America in terms of propaganda . . . [but] the life of my people as I know it, passionately and dispassionately as Breughel.

Beasecker, Peter
Beasley, Bruce
Beatien Yazz
Beatty, John W.
Beatty, Paul
Beauchamp, Robert

Robert Beauchamp studied with Boardman Robinson at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center and attended Cranbrook Academy of Art before working with Abstract Expressionist Hans Hofmann.

Beaux, Cecilia

Born Philadelphia, 1855. Before 1872, studied drawing with Dutch artist Adolf van der Whelen. 1875, fossil drawings on commission from U.S. Geological Survey. 1877–79, studied Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. First exhibited 1879. 1888, studied at Académie Julian, Paris.

Becham, Franklin Lafayette ("Fate")

Stamped on the upper left loop handle of this whiskey jug [Double Handled Whiskey Jug 1986.65.29] are the initials "FLB," identifying marks of the Georgian potter, Fate Becham.

Bechtle, C. Ronald
Bechtle, Robert

Bay Area painter Robert Bechtle was born in San Francisco and studied art and design at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland and the University of California at Berkeley.

Beck, David
Beck, Jack Wolfgang
Beck, Joel
Beck, Rosemarie
Beck, Stephen
Beck, Walter
Becker, David
Becker, Fred
Beckett, Richard