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Caroline Leconte

 (1863 - 1945)
Caroline Eatton Leconte was active/lived in California, South Carolina.  Caroline Leconte is known for Painting.

Biography   Caroline Leconte


Born in Columbia, SC on Nov. 3, 1863, the daughter of Joseph LeConte. The LeConte family moved to California when Caroline was a child and settled in Berkeley where her father was a professor at UC. She studied art locally at the School of Design under Virgil Williams and for many years was a pupil and close friend of William Keith. A spinster and deeply religious, she devoted her life to the Catholic Church. She died in Berkeley on Dec. 2, 1945.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Keith, Old Master of California (Brother Cornelius); Death record.

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