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Phoebe McDonald

 (1902 - 1997)
Phoebe McDonald was active/lived in California, Colorado.  Phoebe McDonald is known for Painting; Sculpture.

Biography   Phoebe McDonald


Phoebe McDonald was born in Trinidad, CO on Feb. 2, 1902.  McDonald lived in Sale Creek, TN before moving to Los Angeles about 1934.  The Depression being a difficult time for artists, she became a psychologist but continued to sculpt and paint in her leisure.  A spinster and long-time resident of Laguna Beach, CA, she died there on Jan. 4, 1997. 

Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Interview with the artist or his/her family; LA Times, 1-13-1997 (obit)  



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