Larry Rivers

Parts of the Face: French Vocabulary Lesson 1961 Larry Rivers 1923-2002 Purchased 1962 http://www.tate.org.uk/art/work/T00522

Expressionist artist Larry Rivers was born on August 17, 1923. Neither here nor there, but he has been a favorite of mine ever since a wonderful painting teacher named Fred Lynch showed me a thick book of his paintings in 1999.

Lida Moser

Photographer Lida Moser was born on August 17, 1920. See more of her work National Gallery of Art Linda Moser Archive or the photographic estate holder of Moser’s work Alida Anderson Art Projects.

Monty Wooley

Publicity photo of Monty Wooley from a stage presentation
of his most famous role inĀ The Man Who Came to Dinner at the Plymouth Theater.

Actor Monty Wooley was born on August 17, 1888.

Gene Stratton-Porter

Gene Stratton-Porter’s portrait of an Eastern Screech Owl.

Photographer Gene Stratton-Porter was born on August 17, 1863.