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Alice Matilda Reading

 (1859 - 1939)
Alice Matilda Reading was active/lived in California.  Alice Reading is known for portrait painting.

Biography   Alice Matilda Reading

Born at Rancho Buena Ventura, Shasta County, CA on Aug. 15, 1859. Alice was the daughter of Pierson B. Reading, a California pioneer of 1843. During 1896 to 1920 she lived in Washington, DC and studied at the ASL there. A spinster, she died in Shasta on April 6, 1939. In: Calif. State Capitol (John Bidwell); Shasta Historical Society; Society of Calif. Pioneers.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
California State Library (Sacramento); American Art Annual 1919; Redding Courier, 4-6-1939 (obituary).

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