Painter. Born in Brooklyn, NY on Oct. 27, 1874.
Edda Heath studied at the New York School of Art, Pratt Institute,
Adelphi College, and privately with William M. Chase, Arthur Dove,
Robert Henri, and Frank DuMond. While in New York she painted political
portraits of Woodrow Wilson, William H. Taft, and Theodore Roosevelt.
In 1928 she moved to Carmel, California where she became active in the
local art scene. Her married name was Pappel at the time of her
death in Salinas, California on Nov. 6, 1972. Her oils and
watercolors include seascapes, still lifes of fruit and flowers, and
landscapes of the redwoods and the Monterey Peninsula.
Member: AAPL; AFA; SWA; Brooklyn Society of Artists; YoNearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here
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