Painter. Born in San Francisco, CA on June 24, 1865, the daughter of artist Wm F. Herrick. Margaret studied at the local School of Design under Virgil Williams, Emil Carlsen, and Arthur Mathews, as well as in the studios of Wm Keith, Frederick Yates, and Mary Curtis Richardson. She further studied at ASL in NYC and in Europe. After the earthquake of 1906, she moved across the bay to a home in Piedmont at 312 Pacific Avenue and maintained a studio in Oakland at 1302 12th Street. A spinster, Herrick died in Piedmont on June 16, 1950. Working in oil and watercolor, she produced landscapes, portraits, figure studies, and still lifes. Exh: Piedmont Art Gallery (Oakland), 1907; Calif. Artists, Golden Gate Park Museum, 1915; San Francisco Art AssoNearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here
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