(1865 - 1951)
Louise Lyons Heustis was active/lived in New York. Louise Heustis is known for society portrait, landscape, illustrator.
Biography Louise Heustis
Portrait and landscape painter Louise Lyons Heustis was born in 1865 in Mobile, Alabama, of a well-educated, creative, and socially prominent family. She drew while yet a child. Early educated at home, Heustis later attended a girl's boarding school in Pass Christian, Mississippi, receiving her secondary education there. At the age of fifteen, the young artist-to-be lived with her grandparents in Philadelphia, taking a life class for two sessions at the Philadelphia Art Academy.
In 1887, she left for Europe for three years, traveling with friends, studying the masters, sketching and attending classes in Paris at the Academie Julian. Heustis studied with Robert Fleury, Jules Bastien-Lepage, Charles Lassar and William Adolfe Bouguerea
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