Category:Betsy Graves Reyneau
English: Betsy Graves Reyneau (1888–1964) — an American photorealistic painter.
- She is best known for a series of portraits of prominent African Americans. Her sitters included: Mary McLeod Bethune; George Washington Carver; Joe Louis; and Thurgood Marshall. The series was formerly owned by the Harmon Foundation.
- Reyneau was raised in Detroit, and as a young woman attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. She later lived in France for a time before returning to the United States, and becoming active in civil rights causes.
- Reyneau was also a suffragette; she became, in 1917, the first woman to be arrested and imprisoned for protesting the Woodrow Wilson stance against women's voting rights.
Media in category "Betsy Graves Reyneau"
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- Alain Locke - NARA - 559203.jpg 1.43 MB
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- Arna Bontemp - NARA - 559195.jpg 1.58 MB
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- Paul Robeson - NARA - 559205.tif 6.95 MB
- Ralph Bunche - NARA - 559196.jpg 1.69 MB
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- Ruth Temple - NARA - 559206.jpg 1.66 MB
- Ruth Temple - NARA - 559206.tif 6.44 MB