Offered by: Robert Funk Fine Art
1581 Brickell Ave., Suite 2303 Miami, FL 33129 , United States Call Seller 305.857.0521


Studious Girl Reading a Book - Women's Education - Female Illustrator

$ 26,000
  • Description
    The work represents a carefully rendered and meticulously observed environmental portrait of a young girl absorbed in study in front of a bookcase. It celebrates the intelligence of womanhood from a woman's perspective. Initialed in cartouche lower right
    literature: "The Silver Pencil", Hardy, Harper's Monthly, June 1912, pg. 22

    Elizabeth Shippen Green (September 1, 1871 – May 29, 1954) was an American illustrator. She illustrated children's books and worked for publications such as The Ladies' Home Journal, The Saturday Evening Post and Harper's Magazine.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: United States, Pennsylvania
    Period: 1900-1919
    Materials: Charcoal, Chalk on paper
    Condition: Good. light toning and yellowing throught out. Handmade frame.
    Creation Date: 1912
    Styles / Movements: Post Impressionism, Realism, Illustration
    Incollect Reference #: 693915
  • Dimensions
    W. 14.5 in; H. 8 in;
    W. 36.83 cm; H. 20.32 cm;
Message from Seller:

You'll find an eclectic group of art works at Robert Funk Fine Art. 45 years of experience has shaped Director Robert Funk's multi-perspective approach to presenting art. As an undergrad in painting, he studied with great teachers such as first-generation abstract expressionist Robert Richenburg and hyper-realist painter Janet Fish. In Graduate School he worked with famed critic E.C. Goossen and went on to work as a Photographer, New York Advertising Art Director, and Art Collector.

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