Lovely oil on canvas painting depicting gracefully arching stems of pink and white dianthus flowers in a glass tumbler, titled May Pinks, painted by CTartist Jennie Burr (1872-1961). Jennie and her sister Fannie were 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. They began drawing when they were children, and later attended and graduated from Mt. Holyoke College and the Yale School of Fine Arts. These accomplishments were very rare for young women 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,Julian Burr Eddy was the was the heir and this painting was acquire from his daughter.. Gilt wood frame is 17.5" x 14.25"; canvas is 13" x 10". Shipping extra. 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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