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Lucia Wores

 (1864 - 1949)
Lucia Wores was active/lived in California.  Lucia Wores is known for painting.

Biography   Lucia Wores


Born in San Francisco, CA on April 6, 1864. "Lucy" was a pupil of her brother, Theodore, as well as Fred Yates, Emil Carlsen, and Arthur Mathews at the School of Design. After losing many of her paintings when the family home burned in 1906, she then moved to Los Angeles; by 1926 she was back in San Francisco. A spinster, she died in Oakland, CA on Sept. 29, 1949. Her rare works include interiors, figures, and scenes with hay barges. Exh: Calif. Midwinter Int'l Expo, 1894; Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1895; Sketch Club (SF), 1895-98; SFAA, 1900.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
California State Library (Sacramento); Death record.

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