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Eliza Greatorex

 (1819 - 1897)
Eliza Pratt Greatorex was active/lived in New York / France, Ireland.  Eliza Greatorex is known for landscape and cityscape painting, etching, illustration, teaching.

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Eliza Greatorex


Born in Manorhamilton, County Leitrim, Ireland, Eliza Greatorex became a noted landscape and cityscape painter, etcher and drawing master, especially known for her pen and ink drawings of New York City views.  She also did several collotype portfolios of New York Scenes.  Among her distinctions was that she was one of the first two women elected to the National Academy of Design, one of America's earliest women illustrators, and was one of the earliest women artists to record scenes of Colorado, something she did with pen and ink and subsequent etchings.  

As a result of the public interest in her western work, she had the "added distinction of being one of the few Nineteent  ...  Displaying 750 of 4286 characters.



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About  Eliza Greatorex

Born:  1819 - Manorhamilton, Ireland
Died:   1897 - Paris, France
Known for:  landscape and cityscape painting, etching, illustration, teaching