Helen Cheney Brown was born in Canadaigua, NY on March 29, 1854. Brown became one of the earliest artists to settle on the Monterey Peninsula when she moved to Carmel in 1870. She was active in Carmel's art colony until her death there on Jan. 23, 1935. Her rare works include landscapes, still lifes, and mission scenes.
Exh: Washington (DC) WC Club, 1903, 1905, 1909, 1915; Carmel Arts & Crafts Club, 1921; Carmel AA from 1927.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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