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Bertha Carew

 (1878 - 1956)
Bertha Carew was active/lived in California, Massachusetts.  Bertha Carew is known for miniature painting.

Biography   Bertha Carew

Born in Springfield, MA on March 12, 1878, Bertha Carew was a  pupil of Blashfield, Mowbray, and Wm M. Chase in New York, Carlandi in Rome, and Mme. Richard in Paris.  Having lived in NYC, Pennsylvania, and Rome, she appears to have settled in southern California about 1930.   She was active there until her death in Los Angeles on April 27, 1956. 

Exh:  Calif. Society of Min. Painters, 1932 (1st prize), 1935; Friday Morning Club (LA), 1934; Ebell Club (LA), 1935; Penn. Society of Min. Painters, 1934 (bronze medal); LA County Fair, 1936 (2nd prize); Calif. Art Club, 1938; GGIE, 1939. 

In:  LACMA; Philadelphia Museum.

Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
AAA 1907-33; SCA; WWAA 1936-47; Fld; WAA; AAW

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