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FORBES, Elizabeth Adela (1859 - 1912), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtswoman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FORBES, Elizabeth Adela (1859 - 1912), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtswoman

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Canadian, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born 29 December 1859, in Ottawa; died 22 March 1912, in Newlyn (Cornwall), England.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtswoman, illustrator. Genre scenes, landscapes.

Newlyn School.

Elizabeth Adela Forbes was the daughter of a Toronto civil servant. She studied at the South Kensington School of Art briefly before enrolling at the Art Students League, New York, under

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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