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A Guide to the Blanche McVeigh Prints, ca. 1935
Blanche McVeigh (1895-1970) was a prominent Texas printmaker and art educator. She studied art at the University of Chicago and the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts. McVeigh was a founder of the Fort Worth School of Fine Arts in 1931 and of the Fort Worth Artists Guild. She belonged to several artists' groups, such as the Dallas Print Club, the Society of American Graphic Artists, and the Southern States Art League and garnered awards from many of them during her career. Other repositories holding her work are the Library of Congress, the Carnegie Institute, the Amon Carter Museum, and the Dallas Museum of Art.
Prints depict Blanche McVeigh's hometown of Fort Worth, Texas. They are entitled "Skyline Fort Worth," "Men Working on West Lancaster," and "Site of First Trading Post-Fort Worth." Signed in pencil and numbered at lower edge.
Blanche McVeigh Prints, ca. 1935, the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.