Mary Elizabeth Bruenn was born in New Orleans, CA in 1854. Mary was the sister-in-law of artist Henry Bruenn. By the 1880s she was a resident of Oakland where she remained until her death on Feb. 1, 1928.
Exh: World's Columbian Expo (Chicago), 1893; Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1896; Calif. State Fair, 1896-1901.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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