(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.
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
As a result of the public interest in her western
work, she had the "added distinction of being one of the few
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