Helena Allen was born in California in 1885. "Lena" was the wife of George W. Allen and a pupil at San Francisco Institute of Art in 1909-12. She had a studio-home at 3002 Pierce where she painted still lifes and portraits.
Exhibited: San Francisco Art Ass'n, 1916-24.
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