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Julia Aimee Schoenmakers

 (1846 - 1932)
Julia Aimee Schoenmakers was active/lived in California.  Julia Schoenmakers is known for Portrait Painting.

Biography   Julia Aimee Schoenmakers

Born in Le Havre, France on April 20, 1846. Schoenmakers immigrated to New Orleans with her mother in 1849. At age six she crossed the Isthmus of Panama astride a donkey and sailed for San Francisco. A self-taught artist, she painted several portraits of family and friends as well as porcelain plates. In 1879 she married Charley Swanberg, a wealthy Swede, and remained in San Francisco until her demise on March 12, 1932.

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