(1891 - 1966)
Eleanora Morgan Kissel was active/lived in New Mexico, New York, Connecticut, New Jersey. Eleanora Kissel is known for landscape and portrait painting, etching.
Born in Morristown, New Jersey, Eleanor Kissel, especially intrigued by Taos, New Mexico, became a painter of Southwest landscapes and portraits and was also an etcher.
She grew up in New York City, attended Brearly School and by age 16 was combining morning academic classes with afternoons devoted to painting instruction. At age 19, she entered the Art Students League, and continued her studies in Europe for seven months in 1910, going to Italy, France and Spain.
By 1926, she had done considerable painting in the areas of Morristown, New Jersey, and Provincetown, Massachusetts where she summered and also took classes.
Then, in 1926, searching for new subjects, she set out for the Grand Canyon in Arizona, but on ... Displaying 750 of 1262 characters.