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Large Signed Oil Painting - Mendocino Cty -Blessing Lemohn-Listed - $900 (Fort Bragg, CA)

condition: excellent
size / dimensions: 58” X 33"
Original Signed Oil Painting by Blessing Lemohn

Blessing was an artist in the Mendocino area during the 1960's and 1970's. My parents purchased this from her in the 1970's.

58” X 33" Framed

Born in Tacoma, WA on Oct. 8, 1909. Blessing (aka Betty) LeMohn moved to Los Angeles with her family as a young girl. She studied in NYC with Robert Brackman. By 1930 she was working as an artist in Los Angeles and soon married artist Frank P. Maginnis. Leaving Los Angeles, she and her family had joint residences in Mendocino, CA and Haney, B.C. While being treated for cancer, she died in Tijuana, Mexico on Nov. 22, 1973. Exh: Artists Fiesta (LA), 1931; Greek Theater (LA), 1954.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Ferdinand Perret Files; Interview with the artist or his/her family.

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