Sarah Ellen Blackwell
(1828 - 1901)
Sarah Ellen Blackwell was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts. Sarah Blackwell is known for landscape painting, drawing.
Biography Sarah Ellen Blackwell
Miss Sarah Ellen Blackwell (1828-1901) born in Bristol, England to
Samuel and Hannah Lane Blackwell. The family arrived in America when
she was the age of four. Sarah was home-schooled by her older
sisters in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Blackwell studied in Philadelphia
at the new School of Design at nineteen. She won a literary contest for
a story and decided to further her literary and art careers in
Europe. She did this by securing weekly engagement letters from
two leading Philadelphia papers providing four years of art opportunity
for her in Europe. In Paris she joined the government girls
school for design and studied with Rosa Bonheur and Julie Peyrol.
She painted in the London National Gallery. Her st
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