Mary Alice Hughes was born in California on Nov. 8, 1890. Mary was the wife of Wm D. Hughes. By 1930 she had settled in San Francisco. She died there on June 1, 1999. Her representational paintings had become abstract by the 1940s.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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