Sara Sarah Mendenhall
(1885 - 1953)
Sara (Sarah) Gailey Langley Mendenhall was active/lived in Pennsylvania, California, New Jersey. Sara Sarah Mendenhall is known for nude figure painting, fashion illustration.
Biography Sara (Sarah) Mendenhall
The following, at the suggestion of Wes Loder, Campus Librarian, Penn State/Schuylkill, heavily references the website: www.personal.psu.edu/faculty/m/w/mw12/Gill
Elizabeth Sarah (Sara) Gailey was born in Uvalde, Texas in 1885, the eldest child of Asa Jones Gailey and Sue Louise Connally Gailey. She had two sisters, Sue May Gailey Wescott Gill, who also became an artist, and Ruby. "Sara" showed artistic talent at an early age and was encouraged to by her family to draw and paint. In the 1890's she attended the free art classes offered by the Chicago Art Institute and soon had a job producing dinner cards for Marshall-Fields.
The family eventually moved to Denver, Colorado in order to seek help for Ruby's tuberculosis. Sara soo
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