Born in Sierraville, CA on Feb. 20, 1879. "Nell" Rawdon studied with Mlle. Vulliemin in Switzerland in 1903. She received a B.A. degree from Stanford University in 1905 and graduated from the CCAC
in 1909. She taught for two years at Ukiah High School and at the CCAC during 1921-22. A spinster, Rawdon spent her last 14 years in San Francisco; she died there of pneumonia on May 26, 1928. Her work includes landscapes, florals and still lifes.
Exh: Calif. State Fair, 1892; SFAA, 1917-23; Hotel Oakland, 1924.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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