Charcoal drawing of irises by American artist Fannie Burr, circa 1900. The drawing measures 5 x 10.5 inches and the period frame measures 15.25 x 9.5 inches. Excellent condition. Fannie Burr (1858 to 1931) was from Monroe, CT, the daughter of a prosperous farmer. She graduated from Mt. Holyoke College and the Yale School of Fine Arts. After that, she 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. Acquired directly from an heir to the estate. Estate number 370 is on the reverse.
Item 9788: $475
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