- California, Death Index, 1940-1997
Beulah Clute / [Beulah Mitchell]
Birth: 24 Mar 1873, Illinois
Death: 7 Feb 1958, Alameda
Mother's Maiden Name: McClellan
Father's Surname: Mitchell
This biography from the Archives of AskART:
Born in Rushville, IL on March 24, 1873. Beulah Mitchell first studied at the AIC and continued at the ASL in NYC. At that school she met her husband-to-be, Walter Clute. After coming to California for the PPIE in 1915, her husband died suddenly. Opting to remain, she settled in Berkeley into a studio-home at 815 Gravatt Drive. She died there on Feb. 6, 1958. Her forte was book plates and illuminated parchments. Member: Calif. Bookplate Society; Chicago Artists Guild. Exh: SFAA, 1916; Berkeley League of FA, 1924.
Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
American Art Annual 1913-33; Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors & Engravers (Fielding, Mantle), Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs (Bénézit, E); Oakland Tribune, 2-7-1958 (obituary).
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14 Feb 2014