Born in Ironwood, MI on Dec. 25, 1885. After settling in Sacramento in 1928, Mrs. Petersen painted portraits there for 25 years. She then moved to San Francisco where she lived until her death on Oct. 26, 1965.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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