Born in Rushville, IL on March 24, 1873. Beulah Mitchell first studied at the AIC and continued at the ASL in NYC. At that school she met her husband-to-be, Walter Clute. After coming to California for the PPIE in 1915, her husband died suddenly. Opting to remain, she settled in Berkeley into a studio-home at 815 Gravatt Drive. She died there on Feb. 6, 1958. Her forte was book plates and illuminated parchments. Member: Calif. Bookplate Society; Chicago Artists Guild. Exh: SFAA, 1916; Berkeley League of FA, 1924.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"American Art Annual
1913-33; Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors & Engravers
(Fielding, Mantle), Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs
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