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Nella Fontaine Binckley

 (1877 - 1951)
Nella Fontaine Binckley was active/lived in California, District Of Columbia.  Nella Binckley is known for painting.

Biography   Nella Fontaine Binckley

Nella Fontaine Binckley was born in Washington, DC in 1877.  Binckley was a pupil of William M. Chase before moving to California about 1890.  While a resident of San Francisco, she further studied at the Mark Hopkins Institute while maintaining a studio-home at 932 Sutter.  She was also active in Santa Rosa and Santa Barbara.  By 1916 she had returned to Washington and was active in the local art scene. A fire in her home took her life there on April 27, 1951.  Her work includes portraits and Chinatown scenes. 

Exhibited:  Mechanics' Institute (SF), 1896-97; Mark Hopkins Institute, 1898; Corcoran Gallery of Art (Washington, DC), 1932 Washington Art Club, 1934.

Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"

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