Born in Racine, Wisconsin in 1848, Elizabeth Borglum became on of
America's leading female Impressionist painters.
She studied in New York, Boston, and Paris, France, and
was internationally known during her career. In 1884 she moved to California
and studied with William Keith. She met Gutzon Borglum during this period
and they married. He went on to create the carvings for Mount Rushmore. Her
work consisted of still life and Tonalist - Barbizon landscapes. She died in
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