Born in San Francisco, CA in 1877. Thalia was the daughter of a wealthy attorney. She married artist Jimmy Swinnerton in 1897, but the marriage ended in divorce. Thalia was fond of drawing and painting animals á la Rosa Bonheur. She died of pneumonia in 1902 at her brother's home in Berkeley, CA.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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