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Thalia Westcott Malcolm  (B. Sept. 10, 1885, NYC - D. Jan. 30, 1963, Paris).

This gouache on paper is a "Garoupe Beach scene with Figures"  near Nice France, 1933


 The tag from the back of the picture is from the original framer:   S. Franco, 19 Rue Pastorelli, Nice, France.


Thalia Westcott Malcolm - aka - Mrs. Donald Malcolm was born in NYC on September 10, 1885.  Ms. Malcolm like all great society ladies had several birth years:  The French artist register, Benezit says she was born in 1885; Who Was Who in American Art gives her a birth year of 1888, and AskArt (Thalia Westcott) gives her a birth year of 1877.  Additionally, she used several notable addresses in locations such as:  New York City, Paris and Vence France.  Vence is near Nice. There is a reference to Ms. Malcolm in the book:  The Education of a Gardener by Russell Page.  Mr. Page discusses her outdoor patio/garden in Vence France.  Malcolm was part of the rich and elite of New York City society.  It is clear that…