(1888 - 1986)
Edith Park (Edy) Truesdell was active/lived in California, Massachusetts, Connecticut. Edith Truesdell is known for portrait, landscape and genre painting, teaching.
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Biography Edith Truesdell
Edith Park Truesdell was a painter, a teacher, a writer and a poet. Over a span of more than 75 years she executed portraits, landscapes and genre scenes in oil, acrylic, watercolor and linocut. Her early works have an affinity with the "Boston School" of the early 20th century. Her mature works are semi-abstract and can be connected with the Bay Area Figurative style.
Edith Park was born in 1888, in Derby, Connecticut, the youngest child in a family of one boy and five girls. Edith's parents were Reverend Charles Ware Park and Anna Maria Ballantine Park, a former Congregational missionary to India and the daughter of a missionary.
Charles died in 1895 at the age of 50, leaving Anna a widow. Anna then moved the family
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