George Pearse Ennis

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George Pearse Ennis
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George Pearse Ennis, from the Archives of American Art
Born1884 (1884)
Died1936 (aged 51–52)
EducationWashington University, St. Louis, The Chase School
Known forPainting, watercolor, murals, stained glass

George Pearse Ennis (July 21, 1884 – August 1936) was an American artist. He is known for his watercolors and for the stained glass window he designed for Washington Hall, the cadet mess hall at West Point.


Ennis studied at Washington University, St. Louis and at the Chase School. He was a member of the Federal Art Project. He worked in New York City, and, after the 1920s, in Eastport, Maine.[1] Ennis died following an automobile crash near Utica, New York in 1936.[2]

His work is held by the Art Institute of Chicago.[3]

Ennis also taught; among his pupils was Susan Brown Chase.[4]


  • Ennis, George Pearse (1943) [1933]. Making a water-colour. How to do it Series. London: Studio Publications. OCLC 560101379.
  • Summers, Charles, George Pearse Ennis (1903). The nomads : a socio-economic novel. St. Louis, Mo.: Cosmos Pub. Co. OCLC 12529582.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)

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