painting fine art portraits victorian art paintings

painting fine art portraits victorian art paintings

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painting fine art portraits victorian art paintings
painting fine art portraits victorian art paintings
painting fine art portraits victorian art paintings
painting fine art portraits victorian art paintings

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Oil painting on canvas portrait of a young man with a mustache, wearing a stiff collar and red bow tie, circa 1900, by either Fannie (1858-1931) or Jennie (1872-1961) Burr. Fannie and her younger sister, Jennie, both artists, 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 very close. They began drawing when children. Each attended and graduated from Mt Holyoke College and the Yale School of Fine Arts. After that, Fannie 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 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. Image is 12.5" x 15.5"; frame is 15.75" x 18.75". One of a pair. Signed Burr on back. Painted in 1898. 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.This piece is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 Middlesex Tpke Old Saybrook, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiques.com

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  • Reference #
  • 8095
  • Quantity
  • 1
  • Category
  • Fine Art
  • Department
  • Antiques
  • Year
  • 1898
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  • Condition
  • Excellent

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