Jessie Mary Beckman
(1856 - 1929)
Jessie Mary Beckman was active/lived in Ohio, California. Jessie Beckman is known for portrait, still life and landscape painting.
Jessie Mary Beckman was born in Upper Sandusky, OH on Aug. 19, 1856. Beckman studied with Henri and Chase in NYC and at Académie Colarossi in Paris.
A resident of Kenton, OH until 1921, she then moved to southern California and had homes in Laguna Beach and Los Angeles. A spinster, she died in the latter on Oct. 28, 1929.
Member: McDowell Club; Calif. Art Club; West Coast Art Club.
EXHIBITIONS: Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1923; LA Co. Fair, 1929.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
American Art Annual 1909-25; Artists of the American West (Doris Dawdy);
Southern California Artists (Nancy Moure); Death record; LA Times,
10-30-1929 (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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