(1846 - 1922)
Ella Ferris Pell was active/lived in New York, Missouri / France. Ella Pell is known for figure-exotic, sculptor, illustrator.
Biography Ella Pell
Painter, sculptor and illustrator Ella Ferris Pell went from her birth in 1846 in St. Louis, Missouri to a pauper's grave in Fishkill Rural Cemetery in New York in 1922. In between, a seemingly successful career does not explain her poverty-stricken destiny.
Pell graduated in 1870 from the Design School for Women at Cooper Union in New York City after study with the well-known sculptor William Rimmer. While still a student there in 1868, her sculpture of "Puck" received favorable notice in the New York Evening Post newspaper. She then attended the Academie des Beaux-Arts des Champs-Elysees in Paris in the 1880s, studying religious painting with Jacques-Fernand Humbert, portrait and genre painting with Gaston Casimir Saint-Pierre, and
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