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Ethel McAllister Grubb

 (1890 - 1985)
Ethel McAllister Grubb was active/lived in California.  Ethel Grubb is known for urban genre, townscape, still life.

Biography   Ethel McAllister Grubb

Born in San Francisco, CA on Feb. 18, 1890 into an early pioneer family, Ethel Grubb's ancestor Captain Frederick Macondray came to California in 1821 and later settled in San Francisco shortly after the Gold Rush.

Macondray Lane, Otis and McAllister streets in San Francisco are named in honor of members of her family.

Ethel began a four year course at the California School of Fine Arts under John Stanton, Pedro Lemos, and Frank Van Sloun. After graduating from that school in 1915, she studied at the Art Students League in NYC under Frank DuMond and Kenneth H. Miller.

Returning to California, she spent several months in Monterey where she was a pupil of painter E. Charlton Fortune who remained her lifelong friend an

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Interview with the artist or his/her family; American Art Annual 1917-25; SF Chronicle, 3-9-1985 (obituary).

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