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Agnes Belle Hess

 (1910 - 1981)
Agnes Belle Hess was active/lived in California, Kansas.  Agnes Hess is known for Painting; Photography.

Biography  
Agnes Belle Hess


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Born in Independence, KS on June 14, 1910. Hess studied at the University of Kansas before settling in San Diego in the 1930s. A spinster, she died there on July 18, 1981.

Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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Born Independence. Studied at University of Kansas, Lawrence. Developed skill in finger painting and photography. Worked for Pacific Telephone and Telegraph and lived in San Diego, CA

SOURCES:
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Sain, Lydia. Kansas Artists, compiled by Lydia Sain from 1932 to 1948. Typed Manuscript, 1948.; Festival of Kansas Arts and Crafts. Catalog: Arts and Crafts of Kansas: an Exhibition held in Lawrence, Feb. 18-22, 1948 in the Community Building. Lawrence: World Co., 1948.

This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.


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About  Agnes Belle Hess

Born:  1910 - Independence, Kansas
Died:   1981 - San Diego, California
Known for:  Painting; Photography