Original oil painting of a lantern and still-life.
Hoosier Salon 1957 $100.00
24 X 20
The old lantern was found by the artist at a grave1 pit near her husband's business... for two years she had felt a constant urge to paint the lantern ... "I had such a wonderful time painting it that It must show In the painting Itself. " ...Won first art prize when in the sixth grade In an
Indianapolis school ... in addition to cash received a scholarship for Saturday lessons at John
Herron Art Institute... graduate of Commercial Art School ... during the war she did assembly drawings and artwork for electronic laboratories ... studied oil painting at John Herron and with most of the Art League teachers in Indianapolis ...still life runs a close second to portraiture as her choice of work.
|Provenance||Purchased from the Hoosier Salon in 1957.|
|Medium||oil on canvas|
|Dimensions||H-19.5 W-23.75 inches|