Emma A. Hale was born in California on June 10, 1863. While in Palo Alto in 1880-89, Hale painted still lifes. She married Edward G. Larkey in 1891 and moved across the bay to a farm in Contra Costa County. She died in Alameda County, CA on July 12, 1956.
Exh: Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1888.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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