Ellen Ravenscroft

Ellen Ravenscroft (1876–1949) was an American painter and printmaker.

Ravenscroft was born in 1876 in Jackson, Michigan. Ravenscroft studied below William Merritt Chase and Robert Henri, and had lessons in Paris subsequently Claudio Castelucho. Among the awards which she conventional during her career were the portrait prize of the Catherline Lorillard Wolfe Art Club in 1908; the same institution's landscape prize in 1915; and a special prize and trustworthy mention from the Kansas City Art Institute in 1923. She was a founder zealot of the New York Society of Women Artists, of which she served as president in 1941. She in addition to founded the Studio Gallery on Fifth Avenue. She was sprightly in St. Louis in the 1920s, but by 1926 had relocated to Provincetown, Massachusetts. She was known for her white-line woodblock technique. Ravenscroft died in 1949 in New York.

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