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Stella Gertrude Trask

 (1869 - 1940)
Stella Gertrude Trask was active/lived in California, Maine.  Stella Trask is known for landscape, missions and adobe paintings.

Biography   Stella Gertrude Trask

Born in Portland, ME on May 1, 1869, Stella Trask came to California in 1878 and settled in Oakland.  She studied art locally at the Mark Hopkins Institute, with Lorenzo Latimer, William Lees Judson, and Arthur Best.

She died in Oakland on April 26, 1940.

Her painting subjects include adobes, missions, and scenes of the Monterey Peninsula.

San Francisco Art Association, 1903-18; Starr King Fraternity (Oakland), 1905; Del Monte Art Gallery (Monterey), 1912; Sorosis Club, 1913; Calif. Artists, Golden Gate Park Museum, 1915, 1916; Courvoisier Gallery (SF), 1919.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
California State Library (Sacramento); Women Artists of the American West; SF Examiner, 4-29-1940 (obituary).

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