Elizabeth Estella Keefer Boatright
(1897 - 1989)
Elizabeth Estella Keefer Boatright was active/lived in Texas, Arizona. Elizabeth Boatright is known for Indian etchings, landscape and figure paintings; teacher.
Biography Elizabeth Estella Keefer Boatright
Known as the "etcher of Indians," Elizabeth Boatright also spent many
years doing watercolor and oil landscapes of Texas and the Southwest
states of Arizona and New Mexico.
She was born and raised in
Houston and attended the Southern Seminary in Buena Vista, Virginia
(1915-17); the Art Institute of Chicago (1920-24); and the Art Students
League in New York (1924-25) where she came under the influence of
Joseph Pennell, master etcher. From 1925 until his death a year
later, she was his assistant.
Boatright developed a keen
interest in Indian culture when she first went West in 1921. In
1927, as a student of Joseph Pennell she began aquatints and drypoint
etchings of Indians she observed in Arizona and New Mexico. Displaying 750 of 2256 characters.