Burr Portrait pencil drawing signed J M Burr Jan. 7, 1898. This pencil drawing portrait by J M Burr measures 21 and one half inches wide and is 17 inches tall outside the frame. The image of this antique Burr drawing measures 25 and one half inches high and is 21 inches wide. 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. Fannie began to draw as a child. She later attended and graduated from the Yale School of Fine Arts. After that, she studied at the ArtStudents 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.
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