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Louis Lyons Heustis was a portrait painter and illustrator, exhibited widely in the United States. Born in Mobile, Alabama she studied at the Art Students League in New York, the Academie Julian in Paris, as well as in Philadelphia, Switzerland, and Italy with a number of artists. Many of Heustis' portraits and illustrations were featured in magazines such as Harper and Brothers, Charles Scribner's Sons, and The Century Company. She also painted historic sites and designed posters. She died in 1851 in New York.
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Heustis, Louise Lyons, 1865-1951: [Portrait of Boy with Toy Elephant], Leo Baeck Institute Art and Objects Collection, 2009.017.
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