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Elizabeth Lochrie

 (1890 - 1981)
Elizabeth Davey Lochrie was active/lived in Montana, California.  Elizabeth Lochrie is known for Indian portrait and figure, sculpture.

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Elizabeth Lochrie


The following text was submitted by Donald Baughman in June of 2006:


ELIZABETH DAVEY LOCHRIE was born in Deer Lodge Montana, July 1, 1890; she was educated in Butte schools and received her art education at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn in 1911. During 1924-1925 she painted eighteen children's murals for the Montana State Hospital.  After 1932, Lochrie specialized in Native American portraits, particularly of Blackfeet tribal members, having produced more than a thousand watercolors, oils, murals and sculptures.  She was adopted by the Blackfeet and given the name "Netchitaki" which translates as "Woman Alone In Her Way."


"Yesterday I painted all day," Elizabeth wrote in a 1932 letter to her family upon Glacier   ...  Displaying 750 of 6511 characters.




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About  Elizabeth Lochrie

Born:  1890 - Deer Lodge, Montana
Died:   1981 - Ojai, California
Known for:  Indian portrait and figure, sculpture