A partial list of Artists of interest to us, mostly, but not all, working prior to 1960 in The British Virgin Islands (specifically Anegada, Jost Van Dyke, Tortola, and Virgin Gorda) and The U.S. Virgin Islands (specifically St. Croix, St. Johns, and St. Thomas):
Romare Bearden (1911-1988), American, in St. Martin in 1960, also active in Martinique
Henry Stephens Eddy (1878-1944), American, painted in Tortola, B.V.I.
Fritz Henle (1909-1993), German, photographer active in the Caribbean, 1940s-1990, settled in St. Croix in 1958.
Fritz Siegfried Goerg Melbye (1826-1869), Danish, active in the Caribbean 1840s-1860s, including St. Thomas (1849), St. Croix (1852), Cuba (ca. 1864), the Dominican Republic (ca. 1864), and Jamaica (1865)
Richard Edward Miller (1875-1943), American, dates active in St. Thomas unknown
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Ira Harrington Smith (1915-1992), American, active in the U.S. Virgin Islands, ca. 1940s-1992
Charles Wilimovsky (1885-1974), active/lived in Missouri, Illinois, California, and the Virgin Islands Charles Herbert Woodbury (1864-1940), American, active in the Caribbean, primarily 1920s-1930s, including Grenada (1905), St. Kitts (1926), Dominica (1927, 1937-38), Nevis (1928), St. Lucia (1928), St. Thomas (1928), St. Croix (1929), and Barbados and Monserrat (dates uncertain)