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Mabel Downing

 (1865 - 1944)
Mabel Downing was active/lived in California.  Mabel Downing is known for painting.

Biography   Mabel Downing

Born in Brooklyn, NY on Nov. 29, 1865.  Downing settled in San Francisco in 1874.  While working as a secretary, she painted in her leisure.  A spinster, she died there on Jan. 13, 1944.  Her work includes figure studies and landscapes. 

Exh: San Francisco Art Association, 1890-1900; Mechanics' Inst. Fair, 1899.

Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Death Record; SF Chronicle, 1-16-1944 (obit).

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