Born in Torino, Italy on Jan. 3, 1864. Pezza was the owner of the Roman School of Fine Arts at 1565 Bush Street in San Francisco at the turn of the century. During the 1890s-1920s she painted landscapes, still lifes, scenes of Golden Gate Park as well as china. By 1914 she was the wife of Orville Hendricks. After 1921 she was an instructor at the Grant School in El Cerrito, CA. She died in El Cerrito, CA on Jan. 20, 1951. Exh: SFAA, 1916; Society for Sanity in Art, CPLH, 1939.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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