Fannie Burr American impressionist oil painting on canvas circa 1890. This is a view of her family's vegetable garden. Measures 20 inches wide and is 16 inches tall. The frame measures 18.5 x 22.5 inches. Fannie and Jennie Burr. 1872 to 1961 and 1858 to 1931. They were 2 of 5 children born into Monroe, CT's most prominent family. Their father was a very successful farmer. Although the 2 sisters were 14 years apart, they were close. The began to drawing when they were children, and later attended and graduated from the Yale School of Fine Arts. After that, Fannie studied at the Art Students League in NYC. These accomplishments were very rare for a young woman in those days. List 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. This painting was acquired directly from an heir to the estate. The probate number 233 is on the reverse.
Item 8608: $1,800
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