Sarah (Center) Whitney Robinson was born in Berkeley, CA in 1877. Sarah Whitney was prominent in the San Francisco art world at the turn of the century. She studied at the Mark Hopkins Institute and further studied in Paris under Rodin. While in Paris, she met artist Boardman Robinson whom she married there in 1903. After returning to the U.S., the Robinsons settled in NYC.
Exh: SFAA, 1896-98; Calif. Society of Artists, 1903; Paris Salon, 1903.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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