Elizabeth Caroline Armstrong (1860-1930) Australia

Biographical Information

South Australian-born painter and teacher, Elizabeth Caroline Armstrong (1860-1930) first studied at the South Australian School of Art, Adelaide, with German trained artist and teacher Louis Tannert (c1833-c1909) and the South Kensington trained Head of School, Harry Pelling Gill (1855-1916).

Government records show that in 1889 - along with fellow students Rosa Fiveash, Rita Crawford and James Keane – Elizabeth C Armstrong gained the South Kensington Certificate which signified that they were now teachers of art and design as well as artists in their own right.

Armstrong then went to London and studied at the Royal College of Art, South Kensington.

Shortly after her return to Adelaide, she was appointed (February 1893) to the position of Painting Mistress at the School of Art, thus becoming the first female teacher ever appointed to an Australian art school. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

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Highest Price:
Waratahs
Oil on canvas, 46.5 x 50 cm
Fine & Decorative Arts, Theodore Bruce Auctions, Adelaide.
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Flower Study
Price:
Flower Study
Oil on canvas, 66 x 48 cm
Major Art Auction, Elder Fine Art, Adelaide.
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