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Prudence Abbott

 (1888 - 1957)
Prudence Jernberg Abbott was active/lived in Oregon, California.  Prudence Abbott is known for still life painting, decorative screens, craftsperson.

Biography   Prudence Abbott


Born on March 12, 1888, Prudence Abbott studied at the Art Institute of Chicago. During 1924-32 she lived in Portland, Oregon and then settled in San Francisco.

An interior decorator and divorcée, she created decorative screens and lampshades, and painted still lifes.

She died at Alameda (CA) Hospital on April 15, 1957.

Exhibition: Oregon Society of Artists, 1930.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Portland Spectator, 10-15-1932; City Directory; Death record.

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