Born in California on Aug. 9, 1874. Stephens settled in San Francisco shortly after the earthquake of 1906. He worked there as a notary public while painting in his leisure. He was active in the local art scene until his suicide on Feb. 8, 1943. Exh: Oakland Art Gallery, 1928-32; San Francisco Art Association, 1929; Calif. Statewide (Santa Cruz), 1930.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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