Elizabeth Piutti-Barth papers, 1893-1954

Piutti-Barth, Elizabeth, b. 1872 d. 1959
Portrait painter
Active in Boston, Mass.

Collection size: 250 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: An undated typescript of a lecture "Painting a Portrait"; exhibition catalogs and invitations, undated and 1911-1941; clippings, undated and 1919-1954; photographs of Piutti-Barth, her St. Botolph studio, her home, and her still life and portrait paintings. Subjects of portrait paintings include Governor of Massachusetts, Frank Allen, the actress, Jeanne Eagles, musicians, and others, many unidentified.

Biographical/Historical Note: Portrait painter; Boston, Mass.

Some items have been annotated in pencil by Erica Cawley, the donor of this collection and the daughter of Elizabeth Piutti-Barth. Information in ink on the backs of photographs was written by the artist.

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