Born in Minnesota on Nov. 7, 1884. By 1910 Newcomb had settled in Pasadena and had an art school with Delbert Murphy. She continued living in Los Angeles into the 1930s. A spinster, she died in San Francisco on March 4, 1980.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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