Lehman Dorr Schaffer was born in Philadelphia, PA in 1861. Schaffer studied at the PAFA and was active in Philadelphia for many years. By 1900 he had moved to southern California. He lived in Redlands until about 1910 and then had a studio-home in Santa Barbara until his death on Dec. 14, 1917.
Exh: PAFA, 1891; Philadelphia Art Club, 1890s; Calif. Artists, Golden Gate Park Museum, 1915.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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