Born in Austria on May 19, 1892. During the 1920s Hummel was a student at Otis Art Institute. By 1930 she was the wife of Dr. Henry Barsook. She worked as a freelance artist in Pasadena into the 1940s and later moved to Oregon with artist Don Foth. She died in Santa Barbara, CA on May 30, 1990. Her works include landscapes with eucalypti and oaks.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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