(1893 - 1971)
Valentine Morse was active/lived in California, Arizona, Oregon. Valentine Morse is known for Desert landscape, still life and portrait painting.
Biography Valentine Morse
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The following information comes from Alan Smelko, step grandson of the artist with additional information from Janice (Morse) Summers granddaughter of the artist:
Valentine was initially married to Harry Asa Morse in Oregon. They had three children, Joseph, Julia, and Lois. Later she married my grandfather, George Van Fleet. I believe the erroneous death date of 1940, often reported in art references, is due to Valentine's marriage to my grandfather (Valentine Morse ceased to exist in census records around 1940).
I recall visiting Valentine and my grandfather frequently throughout my youth (1950's - late 1960's) with my mother and siblings. My grandfather and Valentine lived for a time in Alpine, California (San Diego Co
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