The Neosho Daily News, Neosho, MO 10 Nov 1913

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The Neosho Daily News, Neosho, MO 10 Nov 1913 - | Former Newton County Girl Becomes Famous...
| Former Newton County Girl Becomes Famous Model. Miss Grace Hudson, a former society editor of The Globe and a sister to Mrs. T. P. Donahue, No. 1618 Joplin street, has won fame in New York city as a model for paintings and statuary. She posed for the angel which adorns the splendid monument erected to the memory of the late E. H. Harriman, railroad magnate. Miss Hudson went to New York sevearal years ago as a writer for magazines and as society society reporter, being successfql in those lines, and only learned of her valuo as a mocel through accident. accident. The New York World, in a recent recent article entitled "Lovely Models Models Immortalized by New York Artists," say a of Miss Hudson: "A Botticelli an^el come to life!" exclaimed A. P. Lucas, the painter, when he first laid eyes on Miss Grace Hudson, who walked into his studio for her first pose. Miss Hudson, just come out from the west, t'.id not realize there was any thing unusual about anything except the making of a living. But when Gibson refused to call her any thing butSimonetti and said she was the most paint- able person in New York, and Jones said she had the most wonderful wonderful hands in New York, Miss Hndson began to take notice?. She decided that posing was quite as good as writing society notes for western papers. "Without a doubt," said Mr. Lucas, Miss Hudson.s discoverer, Miss Hudscn is one of the most unusual models in New York. One won Id be satisfied to find the face alone, but to. think of finding finding the hands, build and all just as Botticelli had them in Simonetti seems nothing U-^s than u miracle." miracle." Miss Hudson posed for the paintings "Reflection" and "The Crystal" exhibited by Robert Reid a year ago. At the academy last spring she was seen in Louis Bernakers' "Lady in Gray" and Francis Jones' "The Letter." J, Alden Weir, Warren Davis and Victor Brenner have also found her a model to work from. ~ J op- ! lin Globe ! Mi«« iliuUnn was formerly n mm Hudson was "rawly a Granby Girl, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Hudson, and ia well known in Neoaho. } — .. ................. ....... .........

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