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Alice Stephens

 (1858 - 1932)
Alice Barber Stephens was active/lived in Pennsylvania, New Jersey.  Alice Stephens is known for portrait and landscape painting, illustration, engraving.

Alice Stephens

Alice Barber was born on a farm near Salem, New Jersey, where she attended local schools.  The family moved to Philadelphia, and by 1873 she was a full time student at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women (now Moore College of Art).  There she became proficient at engraving, an important skill in the days before photo-mechanical reproduction.  In 1876, she enrolled at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, where she studied under Thomas Eakins.  Among her classmates was Emily Sartain.  Financial considerations finally forced Barber to turn to full-time engraving, but by 1885, the long hours and close work affected her health.  She turned to pen and ink drawing, and was soon supporting hers  ...  Displaying 750 of 7697 characters.

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About  Alice Stephens

Born:  1858 - Salem, New Jersey
Died:   1932 - Moylan, Pennsylvania
Known for:  portrait and landscape painting, illustration, engraving