Born in Stockton, CA on Nov. 6, 1868. By the 1890s Kalisher had settled in San Francisco and was studying at the School of Design. After three years of art study in Paris and Holland, she returned to San Francisco in 1899. Her name was Thompson at the time of her death in San Francisco on Dec. 19, 1959. Exh: Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1890; SFAA, 1895-1901; Calif. State Fair, 1895, 1902.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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