(1888 - 1974)
Elsa Laubach Jemne was active/lived in Minnesota. Elsa Jemne is known for illustrator, figure-portrait, mural.
Biography Elsa Jemne
Portraitist, landscape painter, muralist and illustrator Elsa Laubach Jemne was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on July 7, 1887, growing up there. She studied for two years at the St. Paul Art Institute, then at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1912-1915. She won the Emlin T. Cresson Award which enabled her to study fresco painting in Italy in 1914. World War I blocked the continuance of her studies in 1915. She returned to St. Paul, living there until her death on June 26, 1974, with architect Magnus Jemne, her husband, whom she married in 1917.
She first painted in the West in 1925 and 1926. She was commissioned by the Great Northern Railroad to paint portraits of Blackfoot Indians such as Little Plume; Many Ta
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