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Florence Elizabeth Atkins

 (1876 - 1946)
Florence Elizabeth Atkins was active/lived in California, Louisiana.  Florence Atkins is known for Painter, sculptor, illustrator.

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Florence Elizabeth Atkins


Born on Aug. 21, 1876 in Pleasanthill, LA. Atkins settled in San Francisco in 1911. She studied at the CSFA, with Hans Hofmann in Munich, and the Sophie Newcomb Art School. Her work includes studies of American birds. Atkins never married and worked as a clerk at the Western Union Telegraph Company. She died in San Francisco at her home at 1145 Pine Street on Sept. 25, 1946. Exh: PAFA, 1921, 1932; San Francisco Art Association, 1921-38; Oakland Art Gallery, 1922; Calif. Statewide (Santa Cruz), 1928.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
American Art Annual 1919-33; Who's Who in American Art 1936-53; Women Artists in America (Collins & Opitz); Artists of the American West (Doris Dawdy); Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors & Engravers (Fielding, Mantle); Death record.

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About  Florence Elizabeth Atkins

Born:  1876 - Pleasant Hill, Louisiana
Died:   1946 - San Francisco, California
Known for:  Painter, sculptor, illustrator