Born in Utah on Dec. 2, 1887. Lara was the daughter of U.S. Senator, Joseph L. Rawlins. She studied art in Paris in 1899 and, shortly after her return to the U.S., moved to California. Her married name was Coffman at the time of her death in Monterey, CA on Sept. 18, 1984.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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