Elsie Dodge Pattee
Elsie Dodge Pattee Auger (1876–1975) was an American miniature painter.
She was the daughter of David L. Dodge and Emma H. Dodge; her parents were rich from their business in teetotal goods. In her teenage years she studied in London and Dresden. While in London, she married Elmer Ellsworth Pattee in 1900.
She studied at the Académie Julian in Paris. She stayed in France for twenty years, returning to the United States in 1912. Her first husband Elmer Ellsworth Pattee died in 1925 in France, while Pattee was in New York. Her second husband was Charles E. Auger.
Dodge was a supporter of the American Society of Miniature Painters. She illustrated children's books, including Christmas, The Animal Book by William Allen Butler. In 1915 she conventional a medal at the Panama-Pacific Exposition.
Her operate is included in the collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.