Peggy Doris Hawkins
September 15, 1927
|Died||June 26, 2022 (aged 94)|
Napa, California, U.S.
|Other names||Peggy Ulbrich|
Frank Richard Ulbrich (m. 1948–1955)
Walter Keane (m. 1955–1965)
Daniel Francis McGuire (m. 1970)
Margaret D. H. Keane (born Peggy Doris Hawkins; September 15, 1927 – June 26, 2022) was an American artist. She mainly painted women, children, and animals in oil or mixed media.
Keane's works are recognizable by the big, doll-like eyes of the people she painted.
In the 1960s, her artwork was sold under the name of her husband, Walter Keane, who claimed credit for it. They went to court and Margaret won the case.
References[change | change source]
- "Tim Burton 'Big Eyes' Movie Tells The Story Of Art Couple Margaret and Walter Keane...", Huffington Post, April 4, 2013. Retrieved 2013-06-09.
- Margaret Keane, Painter of Sad-Eyed Waifs, Dies at 94 (subscription required)