(1901 - 1990)
Ilse Martha Bischoff was active/lived in New York, Vermont. Ilse Bischoff is known for children's book illustrator, engraver, painter, graphic artist.
Biography Ilse Bischoff
Painter, writer, printmaking artist and illustrator, Isle Marthe Bischoff illustrated 12 books between 1928 and 1946.
Bischoff was born in New York in 1903. She attended the Art
Students League of New York City and the Parsons School of Design and
traveled abroad to study in
Europe. Among her art instructors were Frank Vincent
DuMond, Mahonri Young, William Zorach, Guy Pene du Bois, George Buchner
and Joseph Pennell, an
artist also known as an illustrator, painter, and printmaker.
During the 1940s and 1950s, she did much figurative and portrait work
including depictions of African-Americans. She wrote two novels
about portrait painter Gilbert Stuart, Proud Heritage (1949) and Pa
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