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Cor de Gavere Papers
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Small collection of loose sketches, sketchbooks and oil paintings.
Cornelia de Gavere was born in Batavia, Java, East Indies on January 25, 1877. Her parents, Dutch missionaries, died when she was six. She grew up in Gronigen, Holland with her uncle and aunt. She drew and painted in her spare time while working as an assistant pharmacist in Amsterdam. After receiving encouragement from Dutch artist George Windt, she enrolled at the Royal Academy of Art, the Hague in 1907.
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2 oil paintings
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