Ida Pulis Lathrop
(1859 - 1937)
Ida Pulis Lathrop was active/lived in New York. Ida Lathrop is known for landscape, still life, and portrait painting.
Biography Ida Pulis Lathrop
Born in Troy, New York, Ida Pulis Lathrop was a self-taught artist who
extremely successful doing portraits, still life and landscapes.
She was from a cultured family in Troy, New York, and later settled in
Albany, New York. With her artist
daughters, Dorothy (1891-1907) and Gertrude (1896-1986), she became a
center of the art world in Albany, where the girls grew up in a
Queen-Anne style home designed by their mother, Ida. In the back
yard, where the women often painted, was "an assortment of cages that
housed the family's numerous pets; porcupines, sheep, turtles,
raccoons, goats and squirrels (that) all found their way into the
Lathrop's women's artwork." (Vose)
Because of their concern for