The artist (1887-1986) studied at Chicago's Art Institute and bequeathed 20 of her paintings to its permanent collection. Last week the institute admitted that one of them -- East River from the Shelton -- painted in 1926 and worth as much as $500,000, is missing and presumed lost.
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