Esther Louise Smith (1848-1896)

 

Esther Louise Smith (1848-1896)
American Historic Realist portrait painter specializing in children ;
E. L. Smith ; E.L. Smith ; Esther L. Smith ;
[Born June 24, 1848 Norwalk, CT – died March 10, 1896 in Norwalk, CT]

 

FAD record control number: 47399 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

Esther Louise Smith (1848-1896) biography:

Birth: June 24, 1848 Norwalk, CT ;
Death: March 10, 1896 in Norwalk, CT ;
Sex: Female ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Cancer ;

Known for: Portrait painting ; portraits of children ;
Medium: Oil ;
Technique: Painting ;
Subjects: People ; children ;

Areas: Norwalk, CT ; Greenfield, MA (1870) ; New York, NY ; Hartfield, CT ;
Region: North East ;
Lived: Norwalk, CT ; Greenfield, MA (1870) ; New York, NY ; Hartfield, CT ;
Father: Jesse Smith (1801-1884) ;
Mother: Amanda Raymond (1804-1885) ;
Relatives: Charles Henry Smith (1827-1890), brother ; Sarah Jane Smith (1829-1900), sister, taught drawing ; Oscar Smith (1831-1864), brother ; Edgar Smith (1833-1889), brother ; Squire Samuel Smith (1835-1877), brother ; Jesse LeGrand Smith (1838-1897), brother ; Ann Ophelia Smith (1840-1851), sister ; George Warren Smith (1842-1914), brother ; Caroline Amanda Smith (1845-1945), sister ; Annie August Smith (1851-1927), sister ;
Spouse: [unknown] ;
Children: [unknown] ;

Training: Private study of portrait painting from Edwin D White (1817-1877), New York, NY & MA ;
Instructors: Edwin D White (1817-1877) ;
Work: Painted portraits of : Theodore D. Judah (?-?) ; Col. G. T. Davis (?-?) ; Rev. Mr. Sabire ; Supreme-court judge T. B. Butler (?-?) ; George Francis Train’s son ;

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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2019.47399

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Record birth date:
March 12, 2019

Last updated: April 30, 2019 at 15:18 pm

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