Born in Wisconsin on August 28, 1858, Dora wed Thomas G. Holmes at an early age and lived on a farm in Albion, Minnesota until about 1900.
By 1910 she had settled in Long Beach, California where she had an art studio for a few years after the death of her husband in 1919.
She died there on August 11, 1952. Her rare oils include southern California landscapes and mission scenes.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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