Georgina Klitgaard (1893-1976)

Georgina Klitgaard (1893-1976). The Print Shop, c.1930. Watercolor on paper measures 13 x 19 inches; 18 x 26 inches framed. Signed in pencil lower right. 1974 exhibition supplement from Capricorn Galleries, Bethesda MD taped to backing. Excellent condition with no damage, fading, foxing or restoration. 



Birth place: Spuyten Duyvil, NY

Addresses: NYC; Bearsville, NY

Profession: Painter, writer, etcher

Studied: Barnard College, Columbia Univ.; NAD; ASL.

Exhibited: WMAA; AIC; PAFA Ann., 1930-45 frequently (medal for best landscape, 1933); SFAA, 1932 (prize); Corcoran Gal. biennials, 1930-45; VMFA, annually; CI, 1928 (prize), 1929-46; Rehn Gals., New York, 1929-61 (solo), 1970s; Woodstock, NY, 1956-60 (solo); College Art Assn. Am., 1945 (solo traveling show) ; Pan-Am Exhib., San Fran., 1931 (prize),1933; PAFA, 1930 (gold medal), 1933-1945; Guggenheim Fellowship, 1933; Huntington Fellowship, 1965-66; Wirlitzer Found., 1968-70.

Member: Audubon Artists; Woodstock AA; MacDowell Colony; Am. Soc. PS&G.

Work: MMA; WMAA; Newark (NJ) Mus.; New Britain (CT) Mus. Art; Dayton (OH) Art Mus.; Chicago AI; TMA; BM;Woodstock AA; Wood Gal. Art, Montpelier, VT. Commissions: Old Poughkeepsie, Poughkeepsie Post Office, NY; painting, Goshen Post Office, NY; landscape, Pelham Post Office, GA; two landscapes, Chesapeake & Ohio RR.

Comments: Preferred media: oils, watercolors. Publications: contri., Meet the Artist, The Art of the Artist, Through the American Landscape, How Paintings Happen. WPA muralist. Teaching: Durham Sch. Painting, 1945-46.

Sources: WW73; J.P. Slusser, G.K. 1938; Ray Bethers, How Paintings Happen (Norton, 1951); Kay Klitgaard, Through the American Landscape (Univ NC Press); WW47; Woodstock AA; Falk, Exh. Record Series.