Ellen Sharples
(1769-1849)

woman and artist

Died aged c. 80

Ellen Wallace Sharples (4 March 1769 – 14 March 1849) was an English painter who specialized in portraits in pastel and in watercolor miniatures on ivory. She exhibited five miniatures at the Royal Academy in 1807, and founded the Bristol Fine Arts Academy in 1844 with a substantial gift.

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Ellen Sharples 1769-1849 Rolinda Sharples 1794-1838 mother and daughter, artists who lived here from 1821-1832

37 Canynge Rd, Clifton, Bristol, United Kingdom where they lived