Harriet Jackson Smith (1838-1910)
Painter. Born in Massachusetts in July 1838. At an art school in Boston "Hattie" met Frank E. Smith whom she married. The couple moved to northern California in 1864 and lived in Marysville and San Francisco for ten years. After settling in San Jose where her husband established a jewelry store, Mrs. Smith remained there until her demise in 1910. Her works are rare.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here