ILLINOIS ARTISTS

IHAP has compiled histories of over 1,500 artists who meet the following criteria:·BORN before January 1900LIVED at least half their career in Illinois or closely attached to the state. PRIMARILY were painters, not sculptors or printmakers. IHAP makes no distinction about the style of an artist’s oeuvre; whether they were modernists, impressionists, genre painters, still-life artists, scenic artists, naïve painters, & c.

Artist Name                                               Birth       Death

Julian L. MacDonald

 

 

1882

June 18, 1939 Chicago

Angus Peter MacDonall

 

 

1876

December 18, 1927 Westport, CT

Clara MacGowan

 

 

1895

Feb. 1983 Oceanside, CA

Murray MacKenzie

 

 

Unknown

June 1909 Chicago

Isobel Steele MacKinnon (Rupprecht)

 

 

1896

December 1, 1972 Chicago, IL

Norman Hilliard MacLeish

 

 

1890

August 1975 Naples, FL

Mary MacMillan

 

 

Unknown

After 1915 Chicago?

Marie Ranchfuss MacPherson

 

 

1879

After 1942 Chicago?

Elizabeth Brooks Maher

 

 

1866

After 1919 Kenilworth, IL?

Hardesty Gillmore Maratta

 

 

1864

October, 1924 Eastern U. S.

Carl March

 

 

1850

After 1917 Chicago?

Emma J. March

 

 

1888

September 7, 1943 Chicago

Hubert J. Margraf

 

 

1885

After 1931 Chicago?

Charlotte Marlchamm

 

 

Unknown

After 1919 Chicago?

Ethel Mars

 

 

1876

March 1956 France?

Emma L. Martin

 

 

1873

After 1894 Chicago?

Helen Hite Martin

 

 

Unknown

After 1896 Wenona, IL ?

Anna Bird Martin

 

 

1882

After 1935 Chicago?

Samuel A. Marx

 

 

1885

January 17, 1964 New York, NY

Leo Aurelio Marzolo

 

 

1887

March 21, 1964 Geneva, IL

Joseph Maski

 

 

1884

After 1919 Chicago?

Ebenezer Mason

 

 

1843

December 31, 1886 Jacksonville, IL

Dr. Michael Mason

 

 

1895

March 30, 1963 Wood Dale, IL

Alice Frances Mason

 

 

1895

September 1977 Dexter, MI

Anna Lou Matthews Bedore

 

 

1882

After 1962 St. Petersburg, FL?

Carl Mauch

 

 

1854

June 18, 1913 Chicago, IL

Henry Howard Maust

 

 

1895

January 23, 1994 Woodstock, NY

Edward Albert Mayer

 

 

1889

January 25, 1967 Chicago

Guy Ferris Maynard

 

 

1870

After 1904, 1936? Paris, France?

James Edwin McBurney

 

 

1868

March 2, 1955 Chicago

Flora Thomas McCaig

 

 

1856

March 28, 1933 Los Angeles

Emma Frances McCally

 

 

Unknown

June 28, 1911 Chicago

William Franklin McCaughey

 

 

1892

1961

John William McClain

 

 

1893

After 1920 Chicago?

Amy Irwin McCormick

 

 

1880

August 14, 1939 Wheaton, IL

James Allen McCracken

 

 

1876

After 1952 Oak Park?

Carolyn Belle McCracken

 

 

Unknown

May 4, 1940 Chicago

Decatur Stephen McDannell

 

 

1830

October 14, 1890 Rock Island, IL

George L. McDonald

 

 

1896

December 1978 Lodi, WI

John McDonnell

 

 

1880

February 25, 1940 Chicago, IL

Margaret Louisa McDougall

 

 

1874

March 31, 1928 St. Petersburg, FL

Daniel H. McEnerny

 

 

Unknown

After 1910 Chicago ?

Grace Farwell McGann

 

 

Unknown

After 1917 Lake Forest, IL?

Frederick B. McGreer

 

 

Unknown

January 13, 1902 San Francisco, CA

Pleasant Ray McIntosh

 

 

1897

October 1985 Gainsville, FL

Clare Alva McKee

 

 

1895

July 1963 Waukegan?

John Dukes McKee

 

 

1899

July 25, 1956 Lyons, IL

Iris McLane

 

 

Unknown

After 1915 Chicago?

Lena Brooke McNamara

 

 

1891

After 1924 Chicago?

Ambrose McNeal (McNeil)

 

 

1840

After 1896 Chicago?

Elizabeth McWilliams

 

 

1887

October 1967 San Clemente, CA

Mary Maud Means

 

 

1848

After 1910 Santa Barbara, CA?

Miss J. Meech

 

 

Unknown

After 1883 Chicago?

Anne C. Meigs

 

 

Unknown

After 1921 Chicago?

Alfred Meissner

 

 

1877

May 8, 1935 Chicago

Harriet Edna Meleney

 

 

1869

January 15, 1939, NYC

Bessie Marble Menage

 

 

1877

After 1910 Chicago?

Isaac Watt Meridith

 

 

1878

1954 Brown County, IN

Harry Wallace Methven

 

 

1864

August 30, 1947 Chicago

Louis N. Mihas

 

 

1893

February 8, 1965 Chicago

Frida Mikesch

 

 

Unknown

After 1883 Chicago?

Elizabeth Bell Millard

 

 

1882

January 14, 1980 Lake Forest, IL

Susan I. Miller

 

 

Unknown

1935 Chicago?

Lamar Miller

 

 

Unknown

After 1920 Chicago?

Marion G. Miller

 

 

Unknown

After 1926 Chicago?

J. Edgar Miller

 

 

1899

June 1, 1993 Chicago

Royal Hill Milleson

 

 

1849

December 18, 1935 Evanston, IL

Louis Millet

 

 

1856

September 2, 1923 Chicago

Harry L. Millhouser

 

 

1887

February 14, 1949 Chicago

Georgia Watson Miner

 

 

1876

July 25, 1926 Springfield, IL

Charles Minghi

 

 

1872

After 1946 Chicago?

Anna Ames Mitchell

 

 

Unknown

1923 ca. Chicago?

Elmira Dudley Mitchell

 

 

Unknown

1939 Peoria, IL

Frederic Kimball Mizen

 

 

1888

June 1964 River Forest, IL

Julius Moessel

 

 

1871

August 13, 1957 Chicago

Charlotte Mohor

 

 

1868

After 1926 Chicago?

Armand R. Monaco

 

 

1894

August 1981 Glendale, CA

Marion Monroe

 

 

Unknown

After 1925 Chicago?

Alfred Montgomery

 

 

1857

April 19, 1922 Los Angeles, CA

Ernest Morgan

 

 

1871

March 6, 1948 Evanston

Isaac A. Morgan

 

 

1885

September 12, 1913 Brooklyn/Chicago?

T. E. Moritz

 

 

Unknown

After 1921 Chicago?

Charles Knowles Morris

 

 

1870

October 10, 1962 Evanston, IL

Eloise E. Morrow

 

 

1886

After 1931 Cairo, IL

Mamie Haile Morse

 

 

1874

January 31, 1942 Evanston, IL

Henry Charles Mortenson

 

 

1888

After 1931 Chicago?

John R. Morton

 

 

Unknown

After 1916 Chicago?

William Harry Mosby

 

 

1898

December 19, 1964 Wilmette, IL

Wendell Moseley

 

 

1861

October 1, 1923 Elgin, IL

Thomas Gibbs Moses

 

 

1856

March 17, 1934 Oak Park, IL

Ethelwyn Moss

 

 

1886

1975 Peoria, IL

Archibald Motley

 

 

1891

January 16, 1981 Chicago

Verne V. Mullen

 

 

1888

January 16, 1970 Oak Park, IL

Charles Edward Mullin

 

 

1885

After 1947 Orland Park?

Virginia Agnes Murphey

 

 

1890

After 1898 Chicago?

Edith I. Murphey

 

 

Unknown

April 23, 1949 La Grange, IL

William Earl Musick

 

 

1896

December 1971 Tucson, AZ

Jean June Myall

 

 

1883

After 1931 Evanston, IL?

Olie Irwin Myers

 

 

1888

After 1927 Chicago?

Mary Elizabeth Myrick

 

 

1852

November 18, 1933 Chicago

Rocco D. Navigato

 

 

1895

After 1942 Chicago?

Elizabeth Kimball Nedved

 

 

1897

April 8, 1969 Northbrook, IL

Louis Alexander Neebe

 

 

1873

July 9, 1935 Chicago

Minnie Harms Neebe

 

 

1873

May 26, 1936 Chicago

Emma C. Needham

 

 

1850

After 1931 Oak Park, IL?

James Bolivar Needham

 

 

1877

January 26, 1931 Chicago

Clarence Ellsworth Neeld

 

 

1895

January 1971 Hardy, AR

F. William Neuenfeldt

 

 

1877

After 1931 Chicago?

Clyde James Neuman

 

 

Unknown

After 1915 Hinsdale, IL

Albert D. Neville

 

 

1895

After 1920 Chicago?

Lane Kay Newberry

 

 

1896

1961 Nauvoo, IL

Anna C. Newell

 

 

Unknown

After 1881 Chicago?

Helen Newell

 

 

Unknown

After 1881 Chicago?

Charles A. Nicolai

 

 

1857

February 19, 1942 Chicago

John Joseph Noerdinger

 

 

1895

October 13, 1963 River Forest, IL

François R. Noga

 

 

1892

May 8, 1988 Scappoose, OR

John Thomas Nolf

 

 

1871

May 28, 1950 Dixon, IL

Carl Albert Nordberg

 

 

1895

December 15, 1979 Morton Grove, IL

John Warner Norton

 

 

1876

January 7, 1934 Charleston, SC

Ruth F. Nutting

 

 

1861

After 1918 Wheaton ?

Pierre Josef Nuyttens

 

 

1885

January 9, 1960 Chicago

Arvid Frederick Nyholm

 

 

1866

November 14, 1927 Chicago

Gretta Nyholm

 

 

1897

October 31, 1985 Morton Grove, IL

Katie Louise Oakes

 

 

1858

August 8, 1937 Chicago

John Williams O'Brien

 

 

Unknown

After 1871 Chicago?

Daniel J. O'Brien

 

 

Unknown

After 1947 Belvidere?

Elizabeth O'Connell

 

 

Unknown

After 1893, Chicago?

Frederick D. Ogden

 

 

1892

July 25, 1948 Wisconsin

David Okanoff

 

 

1886

After 1917 Chicago?

Carl Victor Olsen

 

 

1893

1936 Chicago

Albert S. Olson

 

 

1870

After 1916 Los Angeles, CA?

Adolf Opstad

 

 

1890

After 1940 Chicago?

Gregory Orloff

 

 

1890

July 1981 Union Pier, MI

Erel F. Osborn

 

 

1897

January 11, 1989 Chicago

Samuel Ostrowsky

 

 

1885

December 26, 1946 Chicago

Frederick Charles Oswald

 

 

1875

After 1913 Chgo. Heights?

Walt Otto

 

 

1895

1963 Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Karl Peter Ouren

 

 

1882

January 3, 1943  Chicago

Charles Alexander Overall

 

 

1894

April 1977 Lake Geneva, WI

Vilette Windett Overly

 

 

Unknown

After 1904 Chicago?

Charles Kent Owen

 

 

1874

After 1905 Chicago?

Lillian Owen

 

 

1849

September 5, 1929 Bloomington, IL