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Tilsonburg, Ontario, 1858
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Biography synopsis
Ida Joy Didier studied art in Ontario before going to study in Paris at the Academie Julian with P. Cot Gacomotti and T. Robert-Fleury. She exhibited portraits at Paris Salons from 1882 to 1884 and also the Royal Albert Exhibition in London where she received medals in recognition of her work. (Thanks to Dianne O'Neill for all her bibliographic research.)
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File & Archive locations
Canadian Women Artists History Initiative Documentation Centre, QC

Writings about
"The Art Gallery at the Fair." Globe (Toronto) 3 Sept. 1898: 8.
Allaire, Sylvain. Les Artistes Canadiens aux Salons de Paris, de 1870 à 1914. Montreal: Université de Montréal, 1985.
Art Gallery of Ontario. Canadians in Paris, 1867-1914: An Educational Exhibition Using the Gallery's Collection and Long-Term Loans. Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 1979.
Carr, Carolyn Kinder. Revisiting the White City. Michigan: National Portrait Gallery, 1993.
Crespon-Halotier, Beatrice. Les Peintres dans les Salons Parisens des origins a 1939. Dijon: L'Echelle de Jacob, 2002.
Ives, Halsey Cooley & Moses P. Handy. World's Columbian Exposition, 1893: Official Catalogue. Part X. Department K. Fine Arts. California: W.B. Conkey, 1893.
Morgan, Henry James. The Canadian Men and Women of the Time: A Handbook of Canadian Biography. Toronto: William Briggs, 1898.
National Council of Women of Canada. Women of Canada: Their Life and Work. Montreal: National Council of Women, 1975.
Paul V. Galvin Library. "List of U.S. Exhibitors and Exhibits in the Department of Fine Arts 'Paintings in Oil.' World's Columbian Exposition of 1893." Chicago: P.V. Galvin Digital History Collection - Ill Inst. Tech., 2000.
Pennsylvania Board of World's Fair Managers. Catalogue of the Exhibits of the State of Pennsylvania and of Pennsylvanians at the World's Columbian Exhibition. Michigan: C.M. Busch, 2007.
Rich, Alihu. Appletons' Cyclopaedia of Biography: Embracing a Series of Original Memoirs of the Most Distinguished Persons of All Times. New York: D. Appleton, 1856.

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