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Catherine Comstock Seideneck

 (1885 - 1967)
Catherine Comstock Seideneck was active/lived in California, Illinois.  Catherine Seideneck is known for artisan, landscape.

Biography   Catherine Comstock Seideneck

Born in Evanston, IL on Nov. 1, 1885. Catherine Comstock studied at the Roycroft Shop and at the AIC. Upon moving to California in 1915, she continued her studies at UC and the CCAC. After her marriage to George Seideneck in 1920 and a European honeymoon, she settled in Carmel where her brothers Hugh and Hurd Comstock were early developers. She was active as an organizer in the local art colony and taught leather sculpture at the Carmel Arts & Crafts Summer School. The Seideneck home in Carmel Valley was a showplace of ceramics, wrought silver and copper. An accomplished artisan and teacher, she was equally skilled as a watercolorist and pastelist. Mrs. Seideneck died in Monterey, CA on Feb. 13, 1967. Member: SWA; Carmel AA (cofo

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Yesterday's Artists on the Monterey Peninsula; Artists of the American West (Doris Dawdy); California Arts and Architecture list, 1932; Women Artists of the American West; Death record; Monterey Peninsula Herald, 2-14-1967 (obituary) and 9-17-1978.

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