(1878 - 1960)
Ethel Pennewill Brown Leach was active/lived in Delaware. Ethel Leach is known for portrait, sea-landscape, illustrator.
Biography Ethel Leach
Born in Wilmington, Delaware where she spent much of her life, Ethel Leach was known as the dean of women artists in Delaware during the first half of the twentieth century. She gained much respect on the East Coast for a lengthy career that included illustration, interiors scenes, landscapes, portraits, and floral depictions. For the last thirty years of her life, she and her husband, Will Leach, were the mainstays of the artist colony at Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.
She grew up in rural settings in a family where her father was a doctor and she was raised by a stepmother. She had early art talent, and in 1894 enrolled in the Clawson S. Hammitt School of Art in Wilmington, where she got classical training, did plein-air painting, and r
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