Lithographer, painter, muralist. Born in Toledo, OH on April 30, 1873.
"Fanny" Watson studied at the ASL in NYC and with Raphael Collin in Paris. After spending the early part of her career in NYC, she settled in Pasadena in 1917 and became active in the local art scene.
A spinster, she died there on March 23, 1947. Her subjects include nudes, landscapes, coastal scenes of La Jolla and Carmel, scenes of Bryce and Zion National Parks, and portraits.
Member: AAPL; Pen & Brush Club.
Exh: Calif. Liberty Fair, 1918; Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1925; Pasadena Art Inst., 1953 (retrospective).
In: Orange Co. (CA) Museum. Sources
AAA 1917-33; CA&A; WWAA 19
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