(1868 - 1944)
Jane Gallatin Powers was active/lived in California. Jane Powers is known for portrait, abstract landscape, cityscape.
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Biography Jane Powers
The following, submitted June 2005, is a biography by Erin Lee Gafill, artist and great-great granddaughter of Jane Gallatin Powers.
At the beginning of the 20th century, Jane Gallatin Powers and her husband, San Francisco attorney Frank Hubbard Powers, forged an artists' haven that became Carmel-by-the-Sea. Jane, Carmel's first painter-in-residence, spent much of a privileged childhood in the palatial house of her father, Albert Gallatin, built in 1877 at 16th and H streets in Sacramento and which later became home to 13 California governors.
Hers is a story right out of Grimm's fairy tales with a tragic ending. Yet the legacy of her art lives on, both in the enduring spirit of her beloved Carmel and in the artistic vis
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