biography of Minnie B. Hall MURPHY (1863-?)

Birth place: Denver

Addresses: Denver, CO

Profession: Painter, sculptor, teacher

Studied: ASL, NY; AIC; Denver with Henry Read.

Member: NAC; Denver AC.

Comments: Married William Perry 1886; after his death married Edward K. Murphy, 1912, and after his death married Emilio D. De Soto, 1933. She was a leader in Christian Science Church, having studied with Mary Baker Eddy, the founder. Took up painting in her middle years. Signed her paintings Minnie Hall Murphy.

Sources: WW27; WW01 (as Minnie Hall Perry) Denver, CO, 1901; Petteys, Dictionary of Women Artists, 516.