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|Ruth Peabody was born in Highland Park, Illinois, in 1898. She was a sculpture student at the Art Institute of Chicago, and was instructed in oil painting by her mother, artist Eleanor Colburn, with whom she moved to Laguna Beach in 1924. Peabody first worked creating fountain sculpture commissions before turning to teaching and painting. She experimented with abstraction, and painted florals and garden scenes toward the end of her life. She died in Laguna Beach in 1967.
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