Elsa Jemne

Elsa Laubach Jemne (1887–1974) was an American landscape painter, portraitist, muralist and illustrator born in St. Paul, Minnesota. She attended the St. Paul Institute since continuing her art studies at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia.

Jemne returned to the Midwest, where she made most of her art. She completed several murals in Minnesota and Wisconsin upon commission for the Federal Art Project, which were created in public buildings such as broadcast offices and courthouses. She as well as had works in local schools and same institutions, and illustrated several books, including two by Norwegian writer Marie Hamsun translated into English.

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