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Book looks at little-known female artists in Mount Vernon
Book looks at little-known female artists in Mount Vernon

Retired architect and collector Allen C. Abend has uncovered a group of 16 little-known Baltimore women artists who painted and sketched here about a century ago. Blessed with time and patience, he has just published his own book, "Baltimore's Forgotten Women," subtitled "Painters and printmakers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries." A subgroup, so named by Baltimore Sun art critics, are the Baltimore Six, and their names are sadly unrecognized: Alice Worthington Ball, Camelia Whitehurst, Mary Kremelberg, Josephine Cochrane, Maude Drein Bryant and Ruth Anderson Temple. Another painter, Marie de Ford Keller, is perhaps best recalled for her dramatic portrait of...

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