Helen West Heller

(1872 - 1955)
Helen West Heller was an American painter, printmaker, poet, and illustrator.

Heller was born Helen Barnhart in Rushville, Illinois, the daughter of a farmer, boat builder, and decoy maker. Plagued by poor health throughout her life, she suffered as a result in school. In 1892 she moved to Chicago, becoming a model to support her self-training in ...
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