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Frances Lyday Smith Soldini

 (1900 - 1973)
Frances Lyday Smith Soldini was active/lived in California.  Frances Soldini is known for watercolor painting.

Biography   Frances Lyday Smith Soldini

Born in California on Nov. 17, 1900. Soldini settled in Long Beach in 1920. She began painting in 1937 and studied at the Chouinard Art Institute and Art Center School in Los Angeles. A divorcée, she died in a fire in Long Beach on March 14, 1973. Exh: Santa Cruz Art League, 1938; Wayside College (Long Beach), 1940; Calif. WC Society, 1942-53; San Diego FA Gallery, 1943, 1945; San Diego Art Guild, 1948; Artists Guild of So. California, 1949; LACMA, 1950; Palos Verdes AA, 1953; Belmont Shore Library (Long Beach), 1957; Santa Monica Art Gallery, 1960.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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