Born in Wilkes Barre, PA on July 16, 1892. Coughlin studied with M. Waltner and at Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. By the 1920s she was the wife of playwright, Patterson McNutt. From 1930 and into the 1940s she lived in Beverly Hills and was known for her satirical views of Hollywood life. By 1953 she had moved to NYC. She died in Sonoma, CA on Dec. 3, 1984. Exh: Bullocks Wilshire (LA), 1930; Paris Expo, 1937 (silver medal); Calif. State Fair (Pomona), 1938 (2nd prize); Calif Society of Etchers; Foundation of Western Art (LA), 1940. In: Library of Congress; University of Nebraska; Bibliotheque Nationale (Paris); NMAA.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Who's Who in American Art
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