Luella Martha Cook was born in Connecticut on Dec. 11, 1877. Cook moved to California in 1909. After a few years in Stockton, she settled in San Diego. A spinster, she died there of cancer on Feb. 26, 1930. Her rare works include still lifes.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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