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 Helen Maria Turner

Helen Maria Turner

Birth
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Death 31 Jan 1958 (aged 99)
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Plot The cemetery (by phone) had no record of Helen Turner.
Memorial ID 125092584 · View Source
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Artist. A highly regarded impressionist painter and a member of the National Academy of Design, she won many awards and her art is in numerous museums and private collections. Raised in New Orleans, she pursued training in art after the Civil War. Her art included miniature portraits on ivory before adopting the impressonist style of painting for the rest of her career. She worked in New York City and the Cragsmoor artist colony until she returned to New Orleans around 1926. Her funeral was at Trinity Church (Episcopal). Burial was at Metairie Cemetery according to her death certificate.
She was related to the Todd family of Louisiana.


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  • Created by: R Lerch
  • Added: 13 Feb 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 125092584
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Helen Maria Turner (13 Nov 1858–31 Jan 1958), Find A Grave Memorial no. 125092584, citing Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by R Lerch (contributor 47507564) .