Fannie C Burr impressionist landscape oil painting on artist's board, circa 1880. Estate inventory number 034. The painting depicts a Connecticut landscape with trees on the edge of a field. It evokes a wonderful sense of spring with its soft yellow greens, pale blue sky,and touches of pink. The gilt wood frame is 16 x 15 inches and the canvas is 13.5 x 12.5 inches. 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. 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.
Item 8713: $1,200
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