(1898 - 1970)
Jane Clara Howard Berlandina was active/lived in California, New York / France. Jane Berlandina is known for murals, portrait, landscape and genre painting.
Biography Jane Berlandina
Jane Berlandina, a painter, muralist, set designer for the San
Francisco Opera House, and lecturer, was a highly visible artist in San
Francisco in the early 20th Century. She was especially known for
her modernist watercolors and for her abstract Depression-era, WPA
murals that went against the grain of the prevalent American-Scene
style. Among her work is the mural Home Life (1934),
which she painted in Coit Tower in San Francisco, and which showed much
influence of her teacher, Raoul Dufy. It was an era when
Diego Rivera, Mexican muralist, had strong influence among prominent
Northern California female muralists such as Emmy Lou Packard and
Marian Simpson, but Berlandina was unique for holding to
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