Born in Scotland in 1848. While in San Francisco in 1857, Kennedy studied painting with Mary P. S. Benton. She was still in San Francisco in 1880.
Exh: Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1857-58.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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