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Mary Backer

 (20th century)
Mary Backer was active/lived in California.  Mary Backer is known for florals.

Mary Backer

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Mary Backer was born in Los Angeles.  After retiring from the real estate business in the early 1980s, Backer enrolled at the Laguna Beach School of Art where she was a pupil of Roger Armstrong. 

Member:  American Watercolor Society; California Art Club; Women Painters of the West

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