biography of Eugenie de Land SAUGSTAD (1872-?)

Birth place: Wash., DC

Addresses: Wash., DC, active 1889-1940; Alexandria, VA, 1940

Profession: Painter, craftsperson, illustrator, teacher, muralist

Studied: George Washington Univ.; Drexel Inst.; Corcoran Sch. Art, under E.F. Andrews; H. Pyle.

Exhibited: Wash. WCC, 1889; Lg. Am. Pen Women; Gr. Wash. Indep. Exhib., 1935; Alexandria (VA) Pub. Lib.

Member: Wash. Soc. FA; Lg. Am. Pen Women.

Work: murals, Eastern Star Temple, (ceiling) and Foundry Methodist Episcopal Church, both in Wash., DC; memorial window, Presbyterian Church, Laurel, MD; William & Mary College, Williamsburg; Custom House, Yorktown; Masonic Lodge, Alexandria; Lincoln Mus., Ford's Theater.

Comments: She received national honors for her Liberty Bond posters in WWI and II. After moving to Alexandria, VA, in 1940, she had a studio in her home, Arcturus-on-the Potomac, until at least 1947. Position: art teacher, McKinley H.S., Wash., DC, 1905-42. Appears as De Land.

Sources: WW53; WW47; McMahan, Artists of Washington, DC