Dora Richardson Dascallos (1891-1972)
Portrait painter. Born in England on May 7, 1891. Mrs. Dascallos was in Canada before settling in Oakland in 1931. During the Depression she advertised as a portrait painter but later in life worked as a practical nurse. She died in Oakland on Dec. 4, 1972.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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