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    THERESA FERBER BERNSTEIN (1890-2002)
    The Waiting Room, 1991
    Pen and ink on paper
    13.5in.x 16in. (sight size)
    Signed lower right: Th/ Bernstein 27th 1991
    Inscribed lower left: The Waiting Room/ to Barbara

    Provenance: from the artist to present owner in 1991

    A member of the group of women artists known as The Philadelphia Ten, Theresa Bernstein was born in Philadelphia and studied at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women (now Moore College of Art) and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts with Daniel Garber, Henry B. Snell and Eliot Daingerfield before moving to New York City in 1911 to study with William Merritt Chase at the Art Students League. Her work is in the permanent collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, Butler Institute of American Art, Dallas Art Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Harvard University, Whitney Museum of American Art, Boston Public Library and New-York Historical Society. She was married to artist William Meyerowitz. This lot accompanied by three of Ms. Bernsteins books and a copy of her obituary from the New York Times. This drawing is a late copy of one of the artist's most famous pieces. Her death at age 114 ended the longest and most prodigious career of any American Ash Can School member.


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