LuDeen Christensen was born in Gunnison, UT on April 9, 1878. Christensen was a close friend of artist Mary Teasdel and followed her to Paris in 1901. Following art studies there, she returned to Gunnison and was active there briefly. By 1908 she was living in Los Angeles before moving to San Diego where she taught art in the public schools. A spinster, she died in Los Angeles on Sept. 6, 1946.
Exh: Fine Arts League (LA), 1909.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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