- TITLE: Nude on step ladder
- SIZE: 43″ x 28.5″
- MEDIUM: Oil on canvas
- DATE: 1952
Katherine Barieau (1917 – 2010) was active/lived in California. Katherine Barieau is known for Abstract expressionist, figurative and modernist painting, watercolors, collage.
Katherine Barieau was among the artists associated with the University of California at Berkeley in the 1950s. She remained active in the regional art scene throughout the following decades, producing abstract and figurative work in oil, acrylic, watercolor, mixed media and collage.
The daughter of Scottish immigrants, Barieau was raised in Cambridge, MA. She graduated from Wellesley College (BA 1938) and later settled in California. Her art studies culminated with her enrollment in the art department at the University California, Berkeley (MFA 1953).