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Sophia Elizabeth STEFFANONI

Also known as: née Steffanoni, Sophie

Born: 8/05/1873

Died: 1/11/1906

Additional Information:

Impressionist Artist.
In 1886 her embroidery was exhibited at the Colonial and Indian Exhibition in London.  Ca 1890 she joined the family business as full-time designer and embroiderer.
In 1891 she won the prize for water-colour painting at the National Juvenile Industrial Exhibition.
1893 - At the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, United States of America she exhibited an Australian Coat of Arms in gold bullion, winning a medal.


Resources

  • References

    Gressor, Megan.  (1988, December 20).  Tin trunk treasures.  Woman’s Day, 46-47.


  • Image - Sophie Steffanoni

    Sophie Steffanoni, circa 1893 Source: http://www.coasit.com.au/dbtw-wpd/exec/dbtwpub.dll?BU=&TN=IHSnew&RF=Web%3EIHSfull&MR=&AC=QBE_QUERY&CS=2&QY=Number%3D+P-05296 Author: Creelman & Co., Sydney Arcade

    Wikimedia Commons: File:Sophie Steffanoni.jpg