Violet Oakley: Art and Decoration

June 27, 1980 – September 14, 1980

Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor Floor Plan

On display are 43 works on paper and 6 paintings by the only American woman to achieve notable success in the mural movement of the early 20th century. Selected from a 1979 retrospective at the Philadelphia Museum of Fine Art, they survey her work as an illustrator, muralist, and designer of stained glass windows.

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