Hilda Belcher


Hilda Belcher (September 20, 1881 - April 27, 1963 )

Hilda Belcher
(September 20, 1881 – April 27, 1963 )

Style: Impressionist

Background: Hilda Belcher was born in Pittsford, Vermont on September 20, 1881. He was an American artist known for her paintings, watercolors, portraits and illustrations depicting individuals and landscapes, both in formal portraiture and in casual scenes of daily life.

Education: Belcher graduated from Newark High School  in 1900 and later moved to New York City to attend the New York School of Art.

Achievements: After the death of her father in 1906, Belcher lived with her mother and took extended trips to Italy, England and Wales  in 1910; the Rocky Mountains in the western United States in 1912; and Europe, for an eleven-month tour, in 1913-14. Belcher also became well known in Georgia, where she painted landscapes of the Savannah  area and scenes representative of the area’s African American culture in the early part of the century.

Belcher also published illustrations, cartoons, and caricatures that appeared in popular magazines.

Famous Works:

Hilda Belcher - Girl with Apples

Hilda Belcher – Girl with Apples

Hilda Belcher - Portrait by Night

Hilda Belcher – Portrait by Night

Hilda Belcher - Self Portrait

Hilda Belcher – Self Portrait

Hilda Belcher - Untitled

Hilda Belcher – Untitled

Hilda Belcher - Yorkie

Hilda Belcher – Yorkie