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Elizabeth Emmet Leroy

 (1794 - 1878)
Elizabeth Emmet Leroy was active/lived in Massachusetts / England.  Elizabeth Leroy is known for pastel and oil portrait painting.

Elizabeth Emmet Leroy

A portrait painter in pastel and oil who exhibited in 1873 at the National Academy of Design, Elizabeth Emmet Leroy came from a family of men in the shipbuilding business.  Her great granddaughter was the founder of the White Star Steamboat Liners, and used her image for advertising which became a bookmark collector's item.  She was a cousin of steamboat builder Robert Fulton whose portrait she painted. She exhibited in 1873 at the National Academy of Design.

As the grandmother of Rosina and Lydia Field Emmet and other descendants including Jane Emmet de Glehn and Jilia Colt Pierson Emmet, she was also a founder of a line of artists.  In March, 1993 the Emmet Family of Women Artists was the subject of an exhibition hel  ...  Displaying 750 of 1690 characters.

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About  Elizabeth Emmet Leroy

Born:  1794
Died:   1878
Known for:  pastel and oil portrait painting