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Ida Babcock

 (1860 - 1942)
Ida Dobson Babcock was active/lived in California.  Ida Babcock is known for desert landscape painting, illustrations, prints.

Ida Babcock

Ida Dobson Babcock was born in Darlington, WI on Feb. 23, 1860.  Ida Dobson was a pupil of George D. Brush, Wm Lippincott, and Chas F. Browne.  By 1932 she had married Elmer Babcock and settled in Redlands, CA where she soon became active in the local art scene.  She died there on March 15, 1942.  Her painting forays into the nearby deserts produced many landscapes. 

Member:  San Bernardino AA; Artists Council (LA). 

Works Held:  Univ. of Nebraska Gallery (Lincoln). 

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
California Arts and Architecture list, 1932; Southern California Artists (Nancy Moure); American Art Annual 1933; Who's Who in American Art 1938; Artists of the American West (Samuels); Death record

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About  Ida Babcock

Born:  1860 - Darlington, Winsconsin
Died:   1942 - Redlands, California
Known for:  desert landscape painting, illustrations, prints