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Elma Fontaine

 (19th century)
Elma Delapiere Fontaine was active/lived in California.  Elma Fontaine is known for Painting.

Biography   Elma Fontaine

Born in California.  By the mid-1880s Mrs. Fontaine had settled in Los Angeles.  She was described as "...a handsome face and a model of physical beauty."  Her portraits were said to be "full of deep warm expression" while her floral still lifes "linger long in one's memory."

Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
J.H. Von Keith’s Westward-Southern California (Green & Co, LA, 1887), p.63. 

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