Minnie M. Shepherd was born in California in 1860. By 1880 Shepherd had settled in San Francisco. A spinster and mentally deranged, she hung herself there on Oct. 24, 1930.
Exh: Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1882 (Roses); San Francisco Art Association, 1918.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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