(1856 - 1913)
Alice Kerr-Nelson Hirschberg was active/lived in New York, New Jersey / England, France. Alice Hirschberg is known for watercolor landscape, portrait and genre painting.
Biography Alice Hirschberg
Alice Kerr-Nelson was born in England, February 12, 1856. She
came to America with her husband in 1884. Her family heritage
dates back to 1377, Burke's Landed Gentry to Richard Nelson. Her
father was George William Kerr-Nelson, the Lord of Chaddleworth Manor
in Northcutt, Middlesex, England. She is also a descendent of
Elizabeth Kerr, England's painter of flowers, who dared to enter a
man's world by becoming a professional woman artist in 1763 exhibiting
her art in London.
Kerr-Nelson's primary education did not apply itself to the study of
the arts. The Royal Academy rejected her first watercolor
submitted. Without art studies in life drawing or from plaster
casts she courageou
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