Born in New York on Nov. 17, 1908. "Worth" Ellsworth settled in San Francisco in 1932. During the 1950s he taught painting classes at Maxwell Gallery and Gump's which handled his works. Primarily a portrait painter, he also painted landscapes. He died in San Francisco on April 21, 1972.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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