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Edna Chess

 (1889 - 1952)
Edna Anita Chess was active/lived in California.  Edna Chess is known for landscape, marine, figure.

Biography   Edna Chess

Born in Monrovia, CA in April 1889. Chess studied at the College of Fine Arts at USC and at UC Berkeley. She taught art at Monrovia High School from 1914. A spinster and lifelong resident of Monrovia, she died there on April 2, 1952. Working in a flat, illustrative style, she produced landscapes of the area around her home. Member: Pacific AA; Art Teachers Ass'n of Southern Calif. Exh: Calif. Art Club, 1929.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
American Art Annual 1928; California Arts and Architecture list, 1932.

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