28E Jobs Lane Southampton, NY 11968 United States 631.204.0383
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$ 1,400

“Petite Still Life”

Documentation Signed
Origin United States, Virginia
Period 1920-1949
Materials Oil paint on heavy card stock
W. 3 in; H. 4.25 in; D. 1 in;
W. 7.62 cm; H. 10.8 cm; D. 2.54 cm;
Condition Excellent
Creation Date Circa 1930
Description Exquisitely detailed miniature oil still life painting by the American artist, Elizabeth Paxton Oliver. Signed lower right. In very good original condition. Linen mat with original gold frame. Overall 10 by 9.5 inches. Framed under glass. Provenance: Sarasota, Florida estate.

(1891-1977) Elisabeth Paxton Oliver was born in Glasgow, Virginia. As a result of the bias against women artist in her time, she used initials to conceal her gender, hoping to have her work judged on its own merits! She moved to Tryon, North Carolina and found success with watercolor paintings of birds. She later moved to Georgia and died in 1977.
Styles / Movements Post Impressionism
Incollect Reference Number 342967
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