Elizabeth Fisher Washington

Life Dates

Washington was the great-grandniece of President George Washington and a highly regarded miniaturist and portrait painter. She studied at the Philadelphia Museum School of Industrial Arts and at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts under Hugh Breckenridge and Fred Wagner. There she won the Cresson Traveling Scholarship in 1912. Elizabeth also a member of the Plastic Club. Her works have been exhibited all over the U.S. including at the Corcoran Gallery, the Carnegie Institute, the City Art Museum of St. Louis, the National Academy of Design, the Philadelphia Art Alliance; and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. She also held membership into many organizations in her time such as a the Colonial Dames of America, the Magna Carta Dames, Philadelphia Art Alliance, the Plastic Club, and the Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.


Stories Trigger
Blank field used to trigger form on artwork and artist pages. DO NOT EDIT



We invite you to share your ideas, knowledge, and stories as they relate to the art in our collection. Read what people had to say about this art or use the form below and write to us yourself.

Invalid Input
Invalid Input on Email
Invalid Input on Phone
Invalid Input
Invalid Input

Related Art in Collection