Esther Zittle ( 1911-2003)


Artist, Esther Zittle is known for her watercolors of Chester county Pennsylvania. According to her obituary, Esther began her education in a one-room schoolhouse. Eventually she earned a degree in art from what is now the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and continued her studies at the University of Pennsylvania.  She taught in the Coatesville and Downingtown school districts in the 50's.  She exhibited works in galleries in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey and actively participated in the Chester County Artists Association. Many of her works are displayed in frames made by her husband Charles. A number of her watercolors have been reproduced and others have come up at auction.