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Louise Carpenter

 (1867 - 1963)
Louise Marie Carpenter was active/lived in California.  Louise Carpenter is known for landscape, still life, animal.

Biography   Louise Carpenter


Born between Smartsville and Scotia, CA on Aug. 16, 1867 while her mother was on a buggy ride. Louise lived in that area until 1878 when the Carpenters built a home in Berkeley. Louise continued to live there throughout most of her life. Her art studies were in San Francisco under Amédée Joullin at the School of Design (1892); while there, she was awarded the Avery gold medal for excellence in painting. After the turn of the century, summers were often spent in British Columbia where she painted scenes of that area and the local Indians. A very private person, she never sold or promoted her works. During the latter part of her life she lived on the Monterey Peninsula. She died there on Oct. 25, 1963. The subjects of her oils and wate

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Interview with the artist or his/her family; SF Newsletter, Christmas 1884; American Art Annual 1917; Women Artists of the American West.

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