(fl.1882 - 1917)
Nelly Erichsen was active/lived in United Kingdom. Nelly Erichsen is known for painting.
Biography Nelly Erichsen
Nelly Erichsen (9 December 1862 - 15 November 1918)
She was an English
illustrator and painter. Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, she was the
daughter of a wealthy professional Danish family. After studies at the
Royal Academy in the 1880s, she carved out a successful career for
herself as an independent, self-supporting illustrator and writer,
working with a number of publishing firms including JM Dent and
Macmillan, and jointly publishing travel books with Janet Ross, "queen
bee" of the Anglo-Tuscan pre-War community.
In the 1881 Census, Nelly,
aged 19, is described as an art student at the Royal Academy and this
led her to a profession which rapidly became a means to her achieving
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