Born in Lincoln, NE on March 19, 1876 of German parents. Mrs. Spielman was living in Illinois in 1901. By the 1930s she was living in Los Angeles where her son, George, had an art studio. She was a grandmother when she took up painting in 1933 and for 19 years produced landscapes of the area around her home. She died in Los Angeles on June 11, 1952. Exh: Robinson Gallery (LA), 1933; Assistance League (LA), 1935.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Los Angeles Times, 5-5-1935, p.2; Death record.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