Born in Pennsylvania on Dec. 15, 1886. Maud Russell began sketching at age 12 along the banks of the Brandywine River. She later studied at the CGA and PAFA under Anshutz, Breckenridge, and Wm M. Chase. After her marriage and move to California in the 1920s, she abandoned painting for 27 years while raising a family. She was a resident of San Fernando before moving to Felton, CA in the 1940s. Mrs. Keever died in Santa Cruz, CA on Aug. 25, 1981. Exh: Women Painters of the West, 1934; Calif. Statewide (Santa Cruz), 1949.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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