(1871 - 1953)
Elizabeth Fisher Washington was active/lived in Pennsylvania. Elizabeth Washington is known for landscape, portrait, still life and miniature painting.
Biography Elizabeth Washington
Working in pastel and oil, Elizabeth Washington was a renowned painter
of portraits and landscapes. Born in 1871, in Siegfried's Bridge,
Pennsylvania, Washington was the great-grandniece of the first
President of the United States. As such, she was a member of the
Colonial Dames of America and the Magna Carta Dames, but her true
devotion was to art.
Washington studied at the Philadelphia
Museum School of Industrial Art (now the Philadelphia College of Art)
and at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts under Hugh
Breckenridge and Fred Wagner. She exhibited at the Academy
throughout her lifetime; there she was awarded the Toppan Prize (1913);
the Cresson Traveling Fellowship (1912); and the Mary L. Smith
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