Elizabeth Shippen Green (Elliott)
Elizabeth Shippen Green (1871-1954), American illustrator, studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and illustrated magazine articles beginning in 1895.
She studied under
at Drexel Institute along with women illustrators
Jessie Willcox Smith
who became lifelong friends.
After further study in Europe, Green began a long career illustrating stories for Harper's Monthly Magazine. She married illustrator Huger Elliott in 1911 and continued her work illustrating books and magazines.
She worked in pen and ink and color. Her attention to composition and decorative clothing reveals her early experience as a fashion designer.
Her biography is available on Wikipedia and other Web sources.
Check the Image Galleries, in particular the Children's Gallery, for more examples of illustrations by
Elizabeth Shippen Green.
Story illustration: "The Constant Lover," lady in period costume,
Golden Age Illustration, 1907.
Painting for story illustration,
medieval costumes, 1907.
Story illustration: "The Wind
Blowing Off the Glacier," Golden
Magazine illustration, ad for Kodak cameras, 1906.
Poem illustration: "Mystic, A Penny for Your Thoughts," 1903.
Story illustration: Painting
for "He Knew He Was Not Dreaming," Golden Age Illustration.
Story illustration: "The Tapestries of Twilight," men on horses, Golden Age Illustration.
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