Blondelle Octavia Edwards Malone
(1877 - 1951)
Blondelle Octavia Edwards Malone was active/lived in South Carolina, California. Blondelle Malone is known for garden landscape, floral outdoor scene painting.
Biography Blondelle Octavia Edwards Malone
Blondelle Malone was an impressionist painter who was a student of John Twachtman and William Merritt Chase. She was one of several American artists to be dubbed the "Garden Painter of America". In 1904 she was living and painting in Paris, France. Around the summer of 1904 she traveled to Giverny, France at the recommendation of Mary Cassatt, rented her own house there, and settled in the Giverny art colony for the year. While living in Giverny, she befriended a number of important American artists who also lived there. The highlight of her stay in Giverny was when she met Claude Monet on December 20, 1904. During their initial meeting he showed her the paintings he was working on at the time, which included his famous water lily series. H
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