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 Josefa Crosby Sewall Backus  (1875 - 1959)

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Lived/Active: District Of Columbia/New Hampshire      Known for: landscape-townscape and figure painting

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BIOGRAPHY for Josefa Backus
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Birth
1875 (Brooklyn, New York)
 
Death
1959 (Washington District Of Columbia)

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District Of Columbia/New Hampshire




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landscape-townscape and figure painting

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JOSEFA CROSBY SEWALL BACKUS (1875-1959), American
(Painter)

Josefa Crosby was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1875. A well trained and gifted artist, it appears she studied art in Paris, France early in life. Her known address were Englewood, New Jersey early 1920s, Washington D.C. 1928-1932, Dublin, New Hampshire starting in 1919, and she moved permanently to Washington D.C. in 1950 after the death of her second husband. She also wintered in Sea Island, Georgia 1935, 1936. However, s (showing 500 of 1637 characters).



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