Esther Elvira Holbeck Rose
(1901 - 1990)
Esther Elvira Holbeck Rose was active/lived in California, Minnesota. Esther Rose is known for coastal views, landscape, still life.
Biography Esther Elvira Holbeck Rose
The following, submitted August 2005, is from Gary Stanley/ArtSanDiego:
Esther Rose was born in Two Harbors, Minnesota on April 1, 1901 with the maiden name of Holbeck. A painter, she is known for her impressionist renditions of California coastal images. At age 20 Esther Holbeck married Frank Rose, and in 1924 they settled in San Diego, California. While in San Diego they established the city's first Karmel Korn Shop.
Rose had been sketching and painting watercolors from an early age. In the 1940's she began studying painting with Frederick Taubes, Bennett Bradbury, and J. Milford Ellison. Bradbury's influence is readily seen in her dramatic seascapes.
From 1958, through the mid 1970's, she lived on the Monterey Pe
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