Golden Dawn Gallery is the Exclusive Estate Representative for Pablita Velarde, Helen Hardin, and Margarete Bagshaw.

They are the only known three generational family of full-time, professional, female painters.



Margarete Bagshaw passed away on March 19, 2015

Following Margarete’s wishes, we are “moving forward”

Here’s what’s new… 

…a coffee table book with all of Margarete’s paintings

from August, 2009 to her last painting in December of 2014 – 210 paintings in total!

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 Purchase the book here –


…an amazing collection of Jennifer Laing designed jewelry 

based on Margarete’s painting icons,


…and, an absolutely stunning set of bronzes from Margarete’s Virgin Island clay work

and a number of her paintings!


Call or email for more information


Margarete at work painting over the last 5 years..


Helen Hardin talking about her Changing Women series.. 


If you missed Margarete’s Smithsonian lecture – here it is..

Margarete painting large..


Margarete’s response to male artists advice – (09/2007) 


Pablita Velarde making her Earth Pigment paints.. 

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