Born in Tuscarawas County, OH on Nov. 21, 1850. Demuth worked in Oberlin, OH in the 1870s and visited England from 1876 to 1879. He had a studio in Cleveland until moving to San Francisco about 1890 where he remained until his demise on Aug. 24, 1904. His rare portraits are done in India ink and crayon.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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