Born in San Luis Obisbo, CA on Oct. 7, 1859. Mary Dart was a lifelong resident of California. Most of her life was spent in Cupertino where she and her husband, Edwin, were owners of an orchard. Mrs. Skinner died in Los Angeles on April 20, 1945. Working in oil and watercolor, her subjects included the missions and rocky coastal scenes. In: Orange Co. (CA) Museum.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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