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 Agnes Belle Hess  (1910 - 1981)

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Lived/Active: California/Kansas      Known for: Painting; Photography

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BIOGRAPHY for Agnes Hess
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1910 (Independence, Kansas)
 
Death
1981 (San Diego, California)

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California/Kansas

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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:
Born in Independence, KS on June 14, 1910. Hess studied at the University of Kansas before settling in San Diego in the 1930s. A spinster, she died there on July 18, 1981.
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Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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Born Independence. Studied at University of Kansas, Lawrence. Developed skill in finger painting and photography. Worked for Pacific Telephone and Telegraph and lived in San Diego, CA
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Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Sain, Lydia. Kansas Artists, compiled by Lydia Sain from 1932 to 1948. Typed Manuscript, 1948.; Festival of Kansas Arts and Crafts. Catalog: Arts and Crafts of Kansas: an Exhibition held in Lawrence, Feb. 18-22, 1948 in the Community Building. Lawrence: World Co., 1948.
This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.

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