Gay Betts

Gay Betts (Grace Mae Betts 1883-1978) - Oil on Canvas Hanging Scroll of Native American Mother & Child, Apache Papoose - P2657

Regular price $550.00

It's really charming: measures 20 3/4" x 36". This delightful artist repays study.

Best known as a painter of Western landscapes and Indians in New Mexico, Arizona, & California, Gay Betts was born into an artistic family (several siblings and parents--Edwin and Jane Betts---were artists). 1903--graduated Art Institute of Chicago, which exhibited her art over many decades. Taught art in California and Cuba. Wrote stories and illustrated many books. Depression WPA artist- she painted dioramas in San Diego and murals in San Francisco.

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