Bischoff, Ilse (1903–1976)

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Bischoff, Ilse (1903–1976)

American illustrator and engraver. Name variations: Ilse Marthe Bischoff. Born Nov 21, 1903, in New York, NY; died 1976; attended Art Students League, NY; studied in Paris and Munich.

Beginning in 1938, spent her summers at 150-year-old pink brick house in Vermont, where she painted, created wood engravings, and wrote; her illustrated books were twice selected to appear in the Fifty Books of the Year Exhibition; her wood prints were purchased by the Metropolitan Museum of New York and the Fine Arts Museums of Boston and Baltimore.