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Elisabeth Weber-Fulop papers, 1921-1966

Biographical Note

Painter Elisabeth Lisel Weber-Fulop (1886-1966), a resident of Duxbury, Massachusetts, was born in Hungary and raised in Vienna, Austria by adoptive parents. She studied art in Vienna with Ludwig Miclek and in Paris. first at the Academy Colarossi and, later, with Jacques Emil Blanche and Lucian Simon.
At age 18, Weber-Fulop had her first solo exhibition at the Albert Durer Gallery in Vienna. She travelled to the United States to paint a portrait of Austrian opera singer Maria Jeritza and then moved to New York City with her husband, Emil J. Weber, an architect. The couple relocated to Duxbury, Massachusetts, in 1945 where Weber-Fulop remained until her death in 1966.
Weber-Fulop painted portraits, still lifes, and interior scenes. While still in Vienna, she painted the interiors of the palace of Kaiserin Maria Theresa; in New York, she depicted the interiors of the Armor Rooms at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Governor's room at City Hall. Her works were exhibited in Paris, Vienna, Budapest, Milan, and Zurich. In the United States she exhibited at various museums and galleries including the Findlay Galleries in New York City.