Born in San Francisco, California on April 18, 1884, Fernande Herrmann studied at the Mark Hopkins Art Institute (1903-04), California College of Arts and Crafts, Columbia University, privately with Henry Varnum Poor, and in Germany, France, and England.
A lifelong resident of San Francisco, she taught art at Lowell High School (1915-1930s) and was active in the local art scene until her death on June 23, 1948.
Berkeley League of Fine Art, San Francisco Women Artists, Mills College, Oakland Art Gallery, Pacific Art Association, (all in 1920s)
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"American Art Annual
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