Violet Oakley - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Violet Oakley

Place: Bergen Heights

Born: 1874

Death: 1961

Nationality: United States


Violet Oakley (June 10, 1874 – February 25, 1961) was an American artist. She was the first American woman to receive a public mural commission. During the first quarter of the twentieth century, she was renowned as a pathbreaker in mural decoration, a field that had been exclusively practiced by men. Oakley excelled at murals and stained glass des...

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