Born in San Francisco, CA on Sept. 30, 1883. Elizabeth Ferrea studied at the Mark Hopkins Art Institute in 1900-04. She married Frederick Ehat in 1914 and remained a lifelong resident of her native city. She taught clay modeling there at Mission and Polytechnic high schools as well as at the CCAC (1912-22). Her work includes painted plaster bas reliefs which are amply illustrated in the book, Tony's White Room (Paul Elder Co., 1911). Mrs. Ehat died of diphtheria on Nov. 13, 1925. Exh: SFAA, 1903-16; Berkeley AA, 1908. In: State Museum Resource Center (Sacramento).
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; Death record; Art in California
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