Antique charcoal portrait drawing of a young gentleman with a mustache and a mop of thick curly hair, by Jennie Burr. Image is 9.5" x 12.5." Frame is 17.5" x 21.75." Jennie M. Burr was born in 1872 and died in 1961. Signed on back J. M. Burr Feb, 14, 1896, no 7. Excellent condition. Jennie 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 drawing was acquired directly from an heir to the estate. 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. 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.
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