On this day, March 30, 1868, Maud Humphrey was born in Rochester, New York. She studied at the National Academy of Design and at the Art Students League in New York selling her first illustration in 1884. Her specialty was illustrations of children and her work appears in many of the major magazines and also as greeting cards and book illustrations. Humphrey worked rapidly creating an estimated ten quality colored illustrations per week. She was also the mother of actor Humphrey Bogart.
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