Elizabeth Letty Howell was born in Shannon County, MO on May 15, 1853. By 1905 Mrs. Howell had moved to San Francisco and was active there until moving to Los Angeles in 1919. Her art training is unknown; however, she was a competent painter of still lifes of fruit and flowers. She died in a rest home in Los Angeles on Dec. 1, 1944.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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