Fannie Burr impressionist landscape oil painting on canvas circa 1880. The frame measures 22.5 x 16.5 inches and the painting measures 20 x 14 inches. This is among the finest of Fannie Burr's landscapes. The treeline is silhouetted against a sophisticated palette of subtle pinks and yellows in the sky and pinks and greens in the meadow foreground. The colors shift with the light of the day. 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 9154: $2,200
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