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Celeste Wenona Sanford

 (1868 - 1954)
Celeste Wenona Sanford was active/lived in California, Mississippi.  Celeste Sanford is known for Landscape Painting.

Biography   Celeste Wenona Sanford


Born in Marshall County, MS on July 29, 1868. Widowed at age 22, Sanford studied at a business college to learn secretarial skills. She painted from early childhood and worked as a secretary in San Antonio, TX until 1911 when she moved to the San Francisco Bay area. After living in San Leandro and San Francisco for a few years, she settled in Berkeley at 2298 Ashby Avenue and was active there until her demise on Jan. 20, 1954. Primarily a landscape painter, her works are rare. Exh: Berkeley League of FA, 1924; Oakland Museum, 1950.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Oakland Tribune, 6-18-1950; Death record.

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