(1885 - 1968)
Elizabeth Sparhawk-Jones was active/lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland. Elizabeth SparhawkJones is known for genre, figure, marine and surreal painting.
Biography Elizabeth Sparhawk-Jones
Late twentieth-century scholarship that focused on American women painters has stimulated a new interest in the career of Elizabeth Sparhawk-Jones. She was born in 1885 in Baltimore to Mrs. and Reverend John Sparhawk-Jones (d. 1910), a Presbyterian minister who returned to Philadelphia to accept a position as pastor when Elizabeth was nine. During a formal study period between 1902 and 1909, Miss Sparhawk-Jones attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts where she received criticism from Thomas Anshutz, William Merritt Chase, and possibly from Cecilia Beaux.
Almost a prodigy, Elizabeth created early works in which skillful brushwork, an awareness of natural light, and an inherent quality of composition
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