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Eleanor Greatorex
American artist

Eleanor Greatorex

Eleanor Greatorex
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Intro American artist
A.K.A. Elizabeth Eleanor Greatorex, Eliza Greatorex
Was Painter Illustrator
From United States of America
Field Arts Creativity
Gender female
Birth 1854, New York City
Death 1917 (aged 63 years)
Residence Paris
Family
Mother: Eliza Pratt Greatorex
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Eleanor Greatorex (1854-1917) was an American painter and illustrator.

Early life

Eleanor Greatorex was born in 1854 in New York City. Her mother was Eliza Pratt Greatorex and her sister, Kathleen Greatorex.

Mid-life and career

She painted primarily flowers and figurative works. Greatorex attended the National Academy of Design from 1869 until 1870. She was a member of the New York Etching Club. She studied under Carolus-Duran and Jean-Jacques Henner, while in Paris in 1879.

She became sick while working in Algiers in 1881. She returned to New York. After she became well, she traveled again, often with her sister. She had a studio with her mother and sister in New York.

Notable collections

  • "Portrait of Mrs. John Gellatly", 1890-97, oil on wood; Smithsonian American Art Museum

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