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 Elizabeth Mary Downs Backus  (1888 - 1956)

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Lived/Active: California/Ohio      Known for: commercial art, painting

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BIOGRAPHY for Elizabeth Backus
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Birth
1888 (Warren, Ohio)
 
Death
1956 (Los Angeles, California)

Lived/Active
California/Ohio




Often Known For
commercial art, painting

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These Notes from AskART represent the beginning of a possible future biography for this artist. Please click here if you wish to help in its development:
Elizabeth Mary Downs Backus was born in Warren, OH on Nov. 23, 1888. Backus settled in Los Angeles in 1911.  She died there on May 14, 1956. 
Source:
Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; Death record; LA Times, 5-17-1956 (obit).
Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here.


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