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Florence Tufts

 (1874 - 1954)
Florence Ingalsbe Tufts was active/lived in California.  Florence Tufts is known for painting.

Biography   Florence Tufts


Born in Hopeton, CA on Nov. 18, 1874. Florence Ingalsbe married John B. Tufts in San Francisco in 1895 and then settled in Berkeley. She studied with Godfrey Fletcher in Monterey and with Spencer Macky at the CSFA. She was active in the local art scene through the 1930s and lived in Berkeley until her demise on Oct. 9, 1954. Exh: SFAA, 1923-39; San Diego FA Gallery, 1927; Club Beaux Arts (SF), 1928; Oakland Art Gallery, 1928-34; Calif. State Fair, 1930; SFMA, 1935, 1939 (solo); GGIE, 1939.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
California Arts and Architecture list, 1932; Who's Who in American Art 1940; Women Artists of the American West; Death record; Berkeley Gazette, 10-11-1954 (obituary).

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