(1856 - 1914)
Eda St John Smitten was active/lived in California, Hawaii. Eda Smitten is known for landscape painting, botanical drawing.
Biography Eda Smitten
An artist known for her oil landscapes and pencil drawings and also for the meticulous care she took with each work, Eda St. John Smitten was born in San Francisco. In 1876, she married Lewis Workman Smitten, who was an artist, and they had a son. After their son was raised, she turned seriously to an art career and studied at the California School of Design and also with Lorenzo Latimer and William Burgess. She lived in San Francisco until 1903 and then moved to Berkeley, where she died on November 16, 1914.
Among the titles of her landscapes are "Queenly Tamalpais", "On Eel River", "Across Berkeley Hills" and "Down on the Truckee". She did a series of botanical drawings, which are in the possession of family members. According to a
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