Petra Palanconi was born in California in 1877. While living in Los Angeles in 1912, Palanconi copied in oil Charles Koppel's 1853 sketch of Los Angeles and gave it to Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"California Pictorial
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