(1858 - 1943)
Ernest H Ehlers was active/lived in England. Ernest Ehlers is known for woodland scene landscape painting.
Biography Ernest Ehlers
Born in Newfoundland in 1858 Ernest Ehlers came to Bristol with his widowed mother while still a child and lived in Cotham Grove. He studied art at Karlsruhe in Germany and on return made painting his profession, living for a time in Edinburgh. He gained a reputation for landscape painting, notably woodland scenes decked with flowers. In 1896 he was elected a member of the Royal Watercolor Association.
He was of a slight stature with a quiet and cheerful manner. He made many friends among the local artists who would drop into to his studio, a glazed lean-to in Kingsdown. He suggested forming a group to meet regularly and paint together, but was told that Muller, Prout and Samuel Jackson had also tried and failed. However remembering
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