Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Minnie Elizabeth Kemper

 (1875 - 1960)
Minnie Elizabeth Kleinsorge Kemper was active/lived in California.  Minnie Elizabeth Kemper is known for portrait painting.

Biography   Minnie Elizabeth Kemper

Born on Jan. 5, 1875 in Sacramento, CA.  Minnie's parents came to California from Germany with the Gold Rush and settled in the Sacramento Valley.  While a teenager she studied locally at the Crocker Art Gallery under William Franklin Jackson.  Under his guidance she became a competent painter of portraits and small still lifes.  Minnie was active in the local art scene, and her work was shown in galleries in northern California.  The wife of artist Charles Kemper and a lifelong resident of Sacramento, she died there on April 27, 1960. 

Exh:  Calif. State Fair, 1900-02; Sacramento Art League, 1912; Kingsley Art Club; Northern Calif. Arts, 1939.  In:  Crocker Museum. 

Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
CSL; Census; CD;  Sacramento Bee, 4-28-1960 (obit).

Nearly 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.

Discover art and art prices ...
•  Auction records and images
•  Record prices, graphs, stats
•  Artist signature examples
•  More about subscribing

Example(s) of this artist's work:
Art images copyright© of artist or assignee

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Minnie Elizabeth Kemper

Consider a subscription!  More info