Elenore Hennis (Plaisted) Abbott (1875-1935)

 

Elenore Hennis (Plaisted) Abbott (1875-1935)
American Golden Age illustrator, scenic designer & figure in landscape painter ;
Elenore P. Abbott ; E.P. Abbott ; E. P. Abbott ; E. Plaisted Abbott ; Elinore Abbott ; Elenore H. Abbott ;
[Born October 18, 1875 in Lincoln, ME – died 1935 in Rose Valley?, PA?]

 

FAD record control number: 44477 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

Elenore Hennis (Plaisted) Abbott (1875-1935) biography:

Birth: October 18, 1875 in Lincoln, ME ;
Death: 1935 in ? ;
Sex: Female ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Libra ;

Known for: Figure in landscape painter ; Art Nouveau book illustration ; Golden Age illustration ; fairy tale illustrations ;
Medium: Oil ; watercolor ; pen & ink ;
Technique: Painting ; drawing ;
Subjects: Nudes ; female ; landscapes ; forest ;

Areas: Philadelphia, PA (1869-1902, ?-1938) ; Paris, France (1902-?) ; Rockport, MA (summers) ; Rose Valley, PA (1911-1935) ;
Region: North East ;
Lived: 6 Hancock Avenue, Boston, MA ; 43 South 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA (1901-1905) ; Paris, France (1902-?) ; Rockport, MA (summers) ; 75 West Fifty-fifth Street, New York, NY (1919) ;
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Spouse: Charles Yarnall Abbott (1869-1938), husband, also an artist, married 1898 ;
Children: Marjorie Yarnall Abbott (1909-1989), daughter ;

Training: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA ; Philadelphia School of Design, Philadelphia, PA ; Ecole de Beaux-Arts, Paris, France under Charles Cottet (1863-1925) & Lucien Joseph Simon (1861-1945) ; Drexel Institute, Philadelphia, PA under Howard Pyle (1853-1911) ;
Instructors: Charles Cottet (1863-1925) ; Lucien Joseph Simon (1861-1945) ; Howard Pyle (1853-1911) ;
Work: Illustrated for magazines including: Harper’s Magazine, the Saturday Evening Post, and Scribner’s (December, 1920) ; Scenic design for Hedgerow Theatre, “The Emperor Jones” production ; An old-fashioned girl (Little Brown & Company, Boston, 1911), illustrated by Abbott ; Alice’s adventures in wonderland and through the looking glass by Lewis Carroll illustrated by John Tenniel & Elenore Abbott (George W. Jacobs, Philadelphia, ca.1912) ; Grimm’s fairy tales : selected and illustrated by Elenore Plaisted (1920) ; Grimm’s fairy tales (Scribner, 1920) ; Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson illustrated by Elenore Plaisted Abbott (George W. Jacobs and company, Philadelphia, 1911) ;

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Member: Philadelphia Water Color Club, Philadelphia, PA ; Plastic Club, Philadelphia, PA ; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, fellowship member ;
Exhibited with: Ecole de Beaux-Arts, Paris, France ; New York Water Club, New York, NY (1915) ; Philadelphia Water Color Club, Philadelphia, PA (1905, 1909, 1914, 1916, 1919) ; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA (1901, 1903, 1905, 1906) ; Boston Art Club, Boston, MA (1905) ; Dudensing Galleries, New York, NY (solo show, March, 1922) ; Universal Exposition (Louisiana Purchase Exposition), St. Louis, MO (1904) ;
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FAD.2019.44477

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Record birth date:
February 3, 2019

Last updated: February 5, 2019 at 21:06 pm

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