Biography: Jessie Hazel Arms Botke (1883 - 1971) Born in Chicago, Jessie Botke is known for her exotic, highly decorated bird studies, especially elegant plumages of peacocks. She also did other subjects including Indian figures, genre, and desert landscapes, and usually painted in oil but worked in watercolor and gouache and...... read more

 

An early California oil painting by Jessie Botke, titled Pheasant, 1920