Pelton, Agnes, 1881-1961

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1881-08-22
Death 1961-03-13
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Painter; Cathedral City, Calif.

Pelton grew up in New York and established a studio on Long Island before moving west and settling in Cathedral City, Calif. in 1931. Pelton, who exhibited in the 1913 Armory Show, is enjoying a revival of interst in her symbolist work. Her paintings include transcendentals/abstracts, florals, and representational desert landscapes. Pelton was one of the founders of the Transcendental Painting Group formed in New Mexico in 1939. These letters document thrirty years of her life in the Palm Springs area as well as her friendship with Jane Levington Comfort.

From the description of Letters from Agnes Pelton to Jane Levington Comfort (Jane Annixter), 1934-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83987949

Painter; Cathedral City, Calif.; b. 1881; d. 1961

Pelton was one of the founders of the Transcendental Painting Group formed in New Mexico in 1939.

From the description of Agnes Pelton papers, 1886-1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80031967

Loading...

Loading Relationships

Information

Permalink:
http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60g3pqg
Ark ID:
w60g3pqg
SNAC ID:
52719722

Subjects:

  • Women artists
  • Painters
  • Women painters
  • Painting, Abstract

Occupations:

not available for this record

Places:

  • California--Cathedral City (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--Water Mill (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)