Size: 0.2 Items
Summary: The scattered papers of painter Lillian Genth measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1904 to 1968. Found are personal business records, exhibition photographs, a sales ledger, and a mixed media scrapbook.
Lillian Genth (1876-1953) was an impressionist painter in New York City, New York. She is known for her landscape paintings featuring female nudes produced early in her career. Later, Genth focused on paintings inspired by her travels. She exhibited extensively throughout her career and died in New York City in 1953.
Mrs. William H. Bender, was a friend of Lillian Genth, executrix of her estate, and collector of Genth's works. She donated Genth's papers to the Archives of American Art in 1976.
Processing of this collection received support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.