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Eleanor Virginia Fritz

 (born 1885)
Eleanor Virginia Fritz was active/lived in California, Minnesota.  Eleanor Fritz is known for Landscape painter, teacher.

Biography   Eleanor VirginiaFritz

Born in St Cloud, MN on Nov. 23, 1885. Fritz grew up and attended high school in St Cloud. She began painting at the turn of the century. She studied with Vanderpoel at the AIC, Arthur Dow in NYC, Hans Hofmann and Eugen Neuhaus at UC Berkeley. During the 1930s she taught in the public schools of Fort Worth and Corsicana, TX while spending summers in Los Angeles and Laguna Beach. In the latter she was a pupil of Anna Hills and often accompanied her on painting expeditions. Member: Fort Worth AA; LA AA. In: Nash School (Fort Worth).

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
American Art Annual 1933; Who's Who in American Art 1936-41; Art and Artists of Texas by Esse Forrester-O'Brien.

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