Born in Dryad, WA on June 2, 1897. Nora was secretary to artist Wm Ritschel before becoming his third wife in 1930. Primarily a wax sculptor of abstract designs, she also made a few copies of her husband's paintings. She died on Aug. 1, 1975 in Carmel, CA. Exh: Bay Region AA, 1935.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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