Description

    Ella Virginia Leberman (American, 1886-1968)
    Rocks by Creek
    Oil on board
    20 x 24 inches (50.8 x 61.0 cm)
    Signed lower right: Virginia Leberman
    Signed and titled faintly on the reverse: Rocks by Creek / Virginia Leberman


    A painter, graphic artist, photographer, and writer, Ella Virginia Leberman was born in Austin, Texas and took up painting in her late 30s. She studied with Samuel Gideon in Austin and then attended the Art Institute of Chicago. She also studied summers in Taos, New Mexico during the late 1930s and early 40s with Alexander Hogue, Xavier Gonzalez and Joseph Imoff. In the 1940s, she went to Elizabethtown, New York as a student of Robert Brackman and Wayman Adams, and in 1945, she painted in Provincetown, Massachusetts with George Elmer Browne. In addition to painting, she became a skilled photographer whose work included portraits of prominent persons such as Eleanor Roosevelt. Leberman was president of the Texas Fine Arts Association in 1953.


    Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500.

    Condition Report*:

    Light surface girme and a few tiny flakes of loss; an approx. 2 inch faint surface scratch at right top edge; under UV light, there appears to be a few touches of inpaint along edges to address frame wear, most notably along lower left edge. Framed Dimensions 27 X 31 X 2 Inches

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2016
    29th Saturday
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