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Lida Price

 (1865 - 1954)
Lida Sarah Price was active/lived in California, Iowa.  Lida Price is known for Painter, miniature painter, teacher.

Biography   Lida Price

Born in Iowa on Oct. 27, 1865. Price studied art in Paris at Academie Colarossi and with Mme. Laforge, Richard Miller, and Collin. While studying in Paris she met Mary Harland. Upon completion of their studies, the two artists moved to Los Angeles and opened a studio in the Blanchard Bldg in 1906. Price taught art in the Santa Monica public schools until the early 1930s. A spinster, she died in Santa Monica on Aug. 16, 1954. Exh: Steckel Gallery (LA), 1907; Alaska-Yukon Expo (Seattle), 1909; Friday Morning Club (LA), 1926, 1928; Santa Monica AA, 1931.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
American Art Annual 1905-08; Southern California Artists (Nancy Moure); California Arts and Architecture list, 1932; Death record.

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