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Helen Katharine Forbes

San Francisco, CA

"Californian artist specializing in etching, murals and painting and an arts educator. She is best known for western landscapes and portrait paintings and her murals with the Treasury Section of Fine Arts and with the Work Progress Administration (WPA). Forbes was skilled in painting in oil, watercolor, and egg tempera. She painted landscapes of Mexico, Mono Lake and the Sierras in the 1920s, desert scenes of Death Valley in the 1930s, as well as portraits and still life paintings."