Maggie Cooper while a resident of Los Angeles in 1883, maintained a studio at 335 Hill Street. The Black Angus cattle in her landscape in the window of McDonnell's Drug Store were "so natural in their shiny black color, and so perfectly painted that they appeared to jump out of the canvas."
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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