Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale

1871 - 1945

United Kingdom Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale RWS (1871 "" 1945) studied at the Crystal Palace School of Art under Herbert Bone from 1889, then at the RA Schools. Some of her works in oils and watercolours were shown in the Exhibitions from 1896 and three solo exhibitions at the Pre-Raphaelite Dowdeswell Gallery in the 1900s. She became RWS in 1919. As a book illustrator, she flourished in the early years of the last century, working on childrens books and poetry.