Scroll Top

Ruth T (Eriksson) Allen (1884-?)


Ruth T (Eriksson) Allen (1884-?)
American studio potter ;
Ruth Allen ; Ruth T. Allen ; Ruth T Eriksson ; Ruth T Erikson ; Ruth Erikson Allen ; Ruth Erickson Allen ;  
[Born January, 1884 in Sweden – died ca.1930s? in ?]


FAD record control number: 42967 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;


Ruth T (Eriksson) Allen (1884-?) biography:

Birth: January, 1884 in Sweden ;
Death: [unknown] ;
Sex: Female ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Capricorn ;

Known for: American studio pottery ;
Medium: Clay ;
Technique: Sculpting ;

Areas: Fitchburg, MA (ca.1902-1907) ; Needham, MA ; Boston, MA ; Brooklyn, NY (1912-1930) ; Detroit, MI (1930-1932) ; Boothbay Harbor, ME (1921-1942) ; Somerville, MA ; Rockport, MA ;
Region: North East ;
Lived: Fitchburg, MA (ca.1902- ) ; Needham, MA ; Boston, MA ; 220A Willoughby Ave, Brooklyn, NY (1912-1930) ; Detroit, MI (1930-1932) ; Boothbay Harbor, ME (1921-1942) ; Somerville, MA ; Rockport, MA ;
Spouse: Frank Leonard Allen (1884-1966), husband, also an artist instructor at Pratt Institute in painting and design ;
Children: Eleanore Judith Allen (1924-2006), daughter ; Erik Halway Allen (1918-1988), son ;

Work: Worked for Grueby Faience Company (1894–ca. 1911), ca.1910 ;

Taught: Pratt Institute of Art, Brooklyn, NY (1912-1930) ; Cranbrook Academy of Art, Detroit, MI (1931-1932) ;

Exhibited with:




Ruth T (Eriksson) Allen (1884-?) artworks:

Ruth T (Eriksson) Allen (1884-?) exhibitions:

Ruth T (Eriksson) Allen (1884-?) related documents:


FAD notes:


Document information

Document permalink:

Digital-born document number:

Digital document provenance:
Original compiled and researched document by the Fine Art Database, 266 West 21st Street, New York, NY.

Document license:
Creative Commons Corporation  shareAlike (sa) license.  Some of the information contained within this document may hold further publication restrictions depending on final use.  It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine.

Image license:
The author of this artwork died more than 70 years ago. According to U.S. Copyright Law, copyright expires 70 years after the author’s death. In other countries, legislation may differ.

Record birth date:
December 28, 2018


Related Posts