Maude L. Moore Bellows was born in Byron, CA on Feb. 4, 1881. Maude was the wife of Nelson Bellows, a railroad conductor. She advertised as an artist in San Jose in 1907-15 and Los Angeles in 1929.
She died of a stroke in San Jose, CA on Nov. 1, 1939.
Her watercolors show the influence of her teacher, Lorenzo P. Latimer.
Exh: Ruskin Art Club (LA), 1904.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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