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Elizabeth Shippen Green

1871 - 1954

Elizabeth Shippen Green studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and with Howard Pyle at the Drexel Institute, where she met Jessie Willcox Smith and Violet Oakley. Her studies took her abroad for six years.

Her illustrations appeared in The Saturday Evening Post, St. Nicholas, Woman’s Home Companion and The Ladies’ Home Journal and many books. She was the first woman staff artist at Harper's Weekly.

More information can be found on the following websites:

http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/swann/petal/

http://www.bpib.com/illustrat/green.htm