Born on Feb. 25, 1868 in Desoto, IA. "Hattie" wed Daniel Foster and moved to Fresno, CA in 1886. In 1904 she moved to San Francisco where she studied at the Mark Hopkins Art Institute and privately with Frederick Bauer. A widow, by 1910 she had married Wm Goldnamer. She then settled in Oakland where she remained until her demise on May 2, 1940. Working in charcoal and oil, she produced still lifes and figure studies.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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