Dorothy Hart Drew
(1910 - 1994)
Dorothy Hart Drew was active/lived in New York, Missouri. Dorothy Drew is known for harbor view, portrait, figure.
Biography Dorothy Hart Drew
The following was submitted April 2004 by Christine Froechtenigt Harper, Archives Assistant, Saint Louis University Archives, St. Louis, MO. She processed a collection of the papers of Dorothy Drew and her family.
American portrait artist Dorothy Hart Drew was born in Ethel, Missouri in 1910, a great-niece on her mother's side of American sculptor Joel Tanner Hart. Her sister Lorna enjoyed a local reputation as a child prodigy on the piano after the family moved to St. Louis in 1914. Apparently in search of opportunities for Lorna, mother and daughters left for New York in 1927, but their focus seems to have shifted to fostering Dorothy's early talent for drawing and painting. Dorothy studied at the New York Art Students' League in 1
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