Charming pencil drawing "Doctoring Chickens." The frame measures 12.25 inches wide by 10.25 inches high; the image measures 9.5 inches wide by 7.5 inches high. Fannie (B. 1858 D. 1931) and Jennie (B. 1872 D. 1961) Burr were born into Monroe, CT's most prominent family. Their father was a very successful farmer. Both sisters graduated from Mt. Holyoke College and the Yale School of Fine Arts. They also both studied at the Art Students League in NYC. These accomplishments were very rare for young women in those days. Listed in Who Was Who in American Art by Falk. Exhibition at the New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT. Catalogue of work produced by The Connecticut Gallery, Inc. If you wish to browse our entire available inventory please go to OneofaKindAntiques.com. We also offer a consultation service AntiquesConsultant.com, ... as well as an online price guide at TheBestAntiquesPriceGuide.com.
Antique English watercolour landscape painted by Henry Simpson (born 1853 died 1921). The bucolic scene depicts cows in a meadow with distant views. The frame measures 13.5 inches by 16.75 inches; the images measures 7.5 inches by 10.5 inches. Signed H Simpson at lower right. The condition is excellent with no fading.
Charming oil on board painting of two little girls picking apple blossoms by American artist Fannie Burr, circa 1880. The older of the two girls is probably Fannie's younger sister Jennie. Fannie Burr (1858-1931) was born into Monroe, CT's most prominent family. Her father was a very successful farmer. She attended and graduated from Mt Holyoke College and the Yale School of Fine Arts, and studied at the Art Students League in NYC. These accomplishments were very rare for a young woman in those days. Listed in Who Was Who in American Art by Peter Falk. This painting was acquired directly from an heir to the estate. Estate probate number 47. Frame measures 27.5 x 37.5; canvas measures 23 x 32. Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6.35% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes, tariffs or customs that might apply.This item is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 Middlesex Tpke Old Saybrook, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com