Julia Graydon Sharpe
(c. 1857 - 1939)
Julia Graydon Sharpe was active/lived in Michigan, Indiana. Julia Sharpe is known for landscape and portrait painting, graphics, writing.
Biography Julia Graydon Sharpe
The following biography was submitted by Angela Lawson of Wickliff & Associates Auctioneers, Inc.
Julia Graydon Sharpe (ca 1857-1939) was born in Indianapolis, the daughter of Joseph Kinne and Mary Ellen (Graydon) Sharpe. Her father was a prosperous leather merchant and real estate operator, and for some years after the death of banker Calvin Fletcher in 1866, the family lived in the large house Fletcher had built at what is now 10th and Pennsylvania Streets.
Julia Sharpe attended private schools in Indianapolis, and then Chegaray Institute in Philadelphia, where she got special instruction in voice. Returning to Indianapolis, she attended Love and Gookins' first Indiana School of Art in 1878-1880, apparen
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