Edith (LeFever) Minnie
(1869 - 1959)
Edith (LeFever) Minnie was active/lived in Michigan, Florida. Edith Minnie is known for china decoration, floral, landscape.
Biography Edith (LeFever) Minnie
Mrs. Edith (LaFever) Minnie, a lady who became well known for her exquisite hand-painted china, was born in 1869, the daughter of George and Margaret (Howard) LaFever of Eaton Rapids, Michigan. She was one of a number of the ladies of the city to surround Mrs. "Zeffie" Osborn and take advantage of the lessons that she gave in oil painting and china painting. Miss Edith seems to have been content to paint and exhibit her work locally; for a number of years she entered her work in the city fair and regularly won awards.
In the summer of 1894, desiring more advanced training in the art of china painting, she traveled to Detroit to study with Franz Bischoff (1864-1929) and George Leykauf (1860-1922). Leykauf, originally from Dresden, had
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