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

Description

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

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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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