Mary Bessie Montgomery Sego was born in Mississippi on November 23, 1895. Bessie was in Los Angeles when she married George Sego in 1924. While in Palm Springs in the 1960s, she was active with the Desert Art Center.
She died in San Bernardino on June 2, 1984.
Her work includes floral still lifes and landscapes of southern California.
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