Born in Mannheim, Germany on April 26, 1894. Louise was the wife of artist Stephen Kayser. She studied art at the Munich Academy before immigrating to California at the onset of WWII. Settling in San Jose, she was active there into the 1950s. She was a resident of Los Angeles at the time of her demise in September 1983.
Exh: Munich Academy, 1922 (prize); State of Baden, 1928 (prize); De Young Museum, 1942 (solo); Oakland Art Gallery, 1943; San Jose State College, 1946.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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