Petronele Gerlikiene

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Birthday
19, 1905
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Mar 14, 1979 (73)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
19, 1905
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Mar 14, 1979 (73)

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About

Lithuanian folk artist whose large-scale tapestries won many awards. Her work included "An Oak," "A Rowan," "A Maple Tree," and "A Red Tree," among others.

Before Fame

She began creating tapestries in 1972, and she started painting four years later.

Trivia

Her fascination with large trees inspired several of her most famous works of art.

Family Life

She went to live with her son's family following her retirement.

Associated With

She and William Zorach were fellow Lithuanian artists.

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