Jennie or Fannie Burr Doctoring Chickens circa 1900 : Item # 2368
Jennie Fannie Burr,American Artists, measures 12 and 3 sixteenths inches wide by 10 and one quarter inches high outside of the frame. The image of this Burr pencilwork measures 9 and six sixteenths inches wide by 7 and six sixteenths inches high inside the frame. 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. lthough 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 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 Britian CT. Catalogue of work produced by The Connecticut Gallery Inc.
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