Born in France on March 20, 1901. Mary wed Alexander W. Hood in 1921 and moved to southern California. She was active with the Audubon Society and made painting trips to Yosemite each year to record the wild flowers. The Naturalist Department at Yosemite published her illustrated book, 101 Wildflowers of Yosemite. Mrs. Hood died in Twentynine Palms, CA on Feb. 1, 1990.
Exh: LA City College, 1938.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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