Ellis Augustus Oliver
(1872 - 1937)
Ellis Augustus Oliver was active/lived in Pennsylvania, Ohio. Ellis Oliver is known for illustrator, landscape.
Biography Ellis Augustus Oliver
The following is from Richard Oliver, grandson of the artist whose website is http://www.richoliver.us/eao/
My grandfather, Ellis Augustus Oliver, was born to Andrew B. and Sarah Frances (Coil) Oliver on 5 September 1872 in Jennings Township, Van Wert County, Ohio. In Philadelphia he participated in official classes of the Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry conducted by Howard Pyle (1853-1911). E.A. Oliver was a member of Pyle's final course there that began in February 1899. Pyle had been teaching illustration at Drexel since 1894. "E. A. Oliver's name appears on the printed listings of Drexel's annual exhibitions of student work shown at the end of each school year.
The majority of Pyle's
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