Born in Mendocino, CA on March 20, 1860. Ella Ford married Senator Guy Earl in 1888. She studied in San Francisco with Wm Keith and at the Mark Hopkins Art Institute. Working in oil and watercolor, she produced coastals, landscapes, and scenes of the San Francisco Bay area. She died in Oakland, CA on May 14, 1945.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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