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Ruth Eastman

 (1882 - 1976)
Ruth Eastman was active/lived in New York, Maryland.  Ruth Eastman is known for portrait-figure, illustrator.

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Ruth Eastman


Artist/illustrator Ruth Eastman (Rodgers) (December 27, 1882 — July 1976) was well known in her day for pictorializing female beauty, energy and abilities.

She was born and grew up in Nassau, Long Island. Her father, George W. Eastman, was an attorney specializing in real estate who founded the Roslyn Savings Bank and was active in politics and temperance activities. Ruth's mother was Jennie Rushmore who also had two other surviving children, Lester and Mortimer. The couple kept a lovely home that was refuge and resort to their many friends.

Ruth enjoyed a privileged upbringing and studied art in New York with William Merritt Chase at the Art Students League. She would later study art in Paris and London, as well. By 1903, sh  ...  Displaying 750 of 5130 characters.



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About  Ruth Eastman

Born:  1882 - Nassau, Long Island
Died:   1976 - Maryland
Known for:  portrait-figure, illustrator