Charlotte L. Colby was born in New York about 1866. By the 1890s Colby had settled in Oakland where she remained until her suicide on Nov. 16, 1916.
Working in oil and watercolor, she painted scenes of Berkeley, Alameda, and the Yuba River.
Exh: Calif. State Fair, 1895-99; Industrial Expo (Oakland), 1896; San Francisco Art Association, 1898; Mechanics' Inst. Fair (SF), 1899-1901; Berkeley AA, 1908.
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