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Martella Cone Lane

 (1875 - 1962)
Martella Cone Lane was active/lived in California, Iowa.  Martella Lane is known for portrait, still life, animal and redwood tree painting.

Martella Cone Lane

From Albia, Iowa, Martella Cone Lane became a painter especially noted for the redwood trees of northern California. She was the youngest of five children in a family supported by a father who was a minister.  In 1890, when she was fifteen, her family moved to Hollister, California, but she remained in the Midwest to attend Cotner College in Lincoln, Nebraska. In 1895, she had earned a diploma in art, and in 1931, the College bestowed an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Degree upon her.

She studied briefly at Drake University in Des Moines and then went to northern California where she married George Robert Lane in 1899.  The couple moved to Fortuna, and she taught art privately and at Fortuna Union High School. I  ...  Displaying 750 of 3944 characters.

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About  Martella Cone Lane

Born:  1875 - Albia, Iowa
Died:   1962 - Whittier, California
Known for:  portrait, still life, animal and redwood tree painting