Hotel Baudy guest register, 1887-1899

Hotel Baudy (Giverny, France)
Giverny, France

Collection size: 1 v. (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Guest register which contains ca. 700 entries. The visitors gave their occupation, age, residence, origin of passport, previous address, destination, and arrival and departure dates.

Biographical/Historical Note: The Hotel Baudy was run by the Baudy family 1887-1920, and was frequented by artists including many Americans.

Microfilmed in 1989 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. The guest book was given to the Philadelphia Museum of Art by Alice Osborn. Mrs. Osborn purchased a Cezanne painting from Mdm. Baudy and was given the guest book as proof of Cezanne's stay at the hotel.

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