Elsie Rowland Chase
(1863 - 1937)
Elsie Rowland Chase was active/lived in Connecticut. Elsie Chase is known for portrait, figure, still life.
Biography Elsie Rowland Chase
Elsie Roland was born in Sarasota Springs, New York on Feb 17, 1863. She was raised in the company of close family and loving friends. Elsie was the daughter the Rev. Dr. Edmond Roland. The family was well to do they enjoyed privileges designated to the higher classes. After completing the required elementary and high school courses, her artistic drives became evident. While in her early twenties she applied for and was accepted to the Yale School of Fine Arts.
During her stay at Yale, Ms. Chase was able to hone the necessary skills to become a professional artist. Endless studio hours were spent drawing objects rendered under conditions of light and shade. Anatomy lectures were required as a prerequisite for life drawing class. She
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