Thayer, Harriet Isabella (Barnes) (1864-1928)
Born Albany, New York. Died Nantucket, Massachusetts. Buried in family plot, Albany, New York.
Married Rufus H. Thayer, 1905.
Prominent Artist Who Died Last Week Knew Oldtime Latin Quarter
Career of Harriet Isabella Thayer Brought to Close by Attack of Blindness Fifteen Years Ago; Noted for Her Reproductions of Chinese Scenes.
In the early eighties, when it behooved every painter to take his turn in the Paris Latin Quarter, a young American who signed herself H.I.B. was often seen swinging through the boulevards in a shepherd’s plaid dress and red beret, singing when fancy moved he
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