(1876 - 1936)
Cornelia Bentley Sage Quinton was active/lived in California, New York. Cornelia Quinton is known for landscape, figure and portrait painting, teaching.
Born in Buffalo, NY on Oct. 3, 1876, Cornelia Sage was educated at a private French School in her native city. Having chosen an art career, she studied at the Art Students League in both Buffalo and New York City, and in Paris at Ecole du Louvre.
After her marriage to Wm Quinton in 1917, she was a resident of Buffalo and director of the Albright Gallery before settling in San Francisco in the 1920s. From 1924-30 she was director of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, and in 1926 was a member of the national advisory committee at the Sesqui-Centennial Expo in Philadelphia.
As well as an organizer of art exhibitions, she also contributed art criticisms to magazines and newspapers.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
AAW; AAA 1919-33; WWC 1928; WWAA 1936-38 (obit). Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here
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