Marie Chappelle Grubnau Wyckoff was born in Ogden, UT on July 4, 1900. Marie grew up in Sparks, NV and attended the University of Nevada. After her marriage to Fred Wyckoff in 1927, she moved to northern California. She studied painting with L. P. Latimer and Percy Gray whose influence is seen in her works. She died in Palo Alto, CA on April 11, 1968.
Member: Latimer Art Club (Reno).
Exh: Tahoe Tavern, 1941.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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