Painter. Born in Mt Morris, NY on Aug. 16, 1885. Marie Boening graduated from Central Michigan University in 1903 and soon moved to Redlands, CA. There she taught in the public schools and wed Dudley Kendall about 1912. She attended the summer classes of Wm M. Chase in Carmel (1914) and studied privately with Jean Mannheim while at the Los Angeles College of Fine Arts. In 1921 she and her husband moved to Long Beach where they both taught while spending summers in Laguna Beach. Primarily a landscape painter, she made sketching trips to the southern California desert and to the Canadian Rockies. Her work appeared on covers of Literary Digest and Touring Topics. She died in Torrance, CA on July 6, 1953. Member: Calif. Art Club; West Coast ArtNearly 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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