Perry, Lilla Cabot, b. 1848 d. 1933
Active in Boston, Mass.; Giverny, France; N.H.
Collection size: 16 items (on a partial microfilm reel)
Collection Summary: Sixteen photographs and glass negatives (ca. 1889-1909), possibly taken by Perry on her trips to Giverny, show Claude Monet and his house, studio, and garden at Giverny, France.
Biographical/Historical Note: Painter. Born in 1848 in Boston, Mass., Perry studied at Cowles Art School under D. M. Bunker and R. W. Vonnoh in Boston. She also studied at the Julian and Colarossi academies and at Alfred Stevens' studio in Paris. She died in 1933 in Hancock, N.H.
The sister of the donor, James Holsaert, was a friend of Lilla Cabot Perry.
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Also in the Archives
- Lilla Cabot Perry and Perry family papers [microfilm], 1861-[ca. 1943]
- Lilla Cabot Perry sketchbook, 1871-1885