Born in Bergen, Norway on June 26, 1851. Marie was the wife of artist Nels Hagerup. She settled in San Francisco with her husband about 1892 and established a home at 1224 46th Avenue. Mrs. Hagerup died there on April 30, 1918. Her rare works include copies of religious genre and other artists' paintings; she seldom signed her paintings.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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