Arts Everyday Living: Through a Woman Artist’s Eyes-Cassatt’s Contemporary

Elizabeth Nourse, Self Portrait, 1892, oil on canvas, Private Collection?

Have you heard of American artist Elizabeth Nourse (1859-1938)? Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, she spent most of her career in France like her fellow countrywoman Mary Cassatt.

And some more works of art by Nourse, from peasant women,

Elizabeth Nourse, Etude, 1891, oil on canvas, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME

to the portrait of an Algerian man.

Elizabeth Nourse, Head of an Algerian, 1898, oil on canvas, New Britain Museum of Art, New Britain, CT

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