Sarah Mayo was born in Maine in 1840. Sara was the wife of Silus I. Mayo. She opened a studio in Los Angeles in 1877 and was active there for the following decade as an exhibitor in county fairs and a teacher of drawing and painting. Her rare works include figures, landscapes, and portraits in oil and watercolor.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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