Laura C Birge
(1846 - 1928)
Laura C. Birge was active/lived in Ohio, New York / Europe. Laura Birge is known for still life painting.
Biography Laura C. Birge
Laura C Birge was born in Seneca Falls, New York. As a young girl she learned, for several years, to draw with Clara Soule (1834 - 1902). She then went to New York City and studied under William Rimmer (1816-1879), a celebrated artist at the time.
Thereafter she studied in Cincinnati for a time and afterward went to Europe, where she remained for four years, studying oil painting in Munich and Paris. During this continental sojourn she also spent a few months studying of watercolors (page 567) in England.
She returned to the United States in 1876, (1880 census lists her in Dayton) and devoted herself to painting. With her highly regarded European training
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