Elizabeth Sparhawk-Jones: The Artist Who Lived Twice

Elizabeth Sparhawk-Jones: The Artist Who Lived Twice

Authors : Barbara Lehman Smith

ISBN10 : 1432760033 ISBN13 : 9781432760038

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Language: English

4.13 /5

Hardcover, 228 pages

Published July 29th 2010 by Outskirts Press


Christened by New York art critics as its "find of the year" in 1908, Elizabeth Sparhawk-Jones (1885-1968), still in her teens, sold her American impressionism-style paintings for a small fortune and won international honors. And then, she disappeared.

Thirty years after her breakdown, A......more


About the author(Barbara Lehman Smith)

After inadvertently rescuing the artist’s scrapbooks from an incinerator, Barbara Lehman Smith first wrote about Elizabeth Sparhawk-Jones for Pennsylvania Heritage magazine in 1995. As a feature writer who specializes in health, history, and the arts, she continued on to other projects but kept comi......more

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