Elwes studied with both Stanhope FORBES and Samuel John Lamorna BIRCH, and in Switzerland. She exhibited work at Newlyn Art Gallery in 1909 under the name of C FORSYTHE, and was reported in the Cornish Telegraph (25 March 1909) as 'Mr'.
In 1932 she wrote Flower Painting in Water-colour. Her addresses were in Bournemouth and later as a resident in Oxford.
Flower painter in oil and watercolour
works and access
Works include: author of book Flower Painting in Water-colour (1932)
ROI; RI; RSA; SWA
Buckman (2006) Dictionary of Artists in Britain since 1945
Graves British Artists 1880-1940
Green (2002) Posing the Model
Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall
Johnson & Gruetzner (1975) Dictionary of British Artists;