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    Emma Richardson Cherry (American, 1859-1954)
    Rocks and Roots with Woodbine
    Oil on canvas laid on board
    23-3/4 x 16 inches (60.3 x 40.6 cm)
    Signed lower right: E Richardson Cherry
    Signed and titled on the reverse: Rocks and Roots - (with woodbine) / EiRichardson Cherry

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED COLLECTION OF EARLY TEXAS ART
    Known for her light-infused landscapes, portraits, and still life scenes, Emma Richardson Cherry was a Texas artist who studied at the Art Institute in Chicago and the Art Students League of New York under such masters as William Merritt Chase. She studied and exhibited in Italy and France, training at the Academie Julian in Paris and also with Luc-Olivier Merson. Settling in Houston in 1893, Cherry was active in art circles and frequently exhibited her work, earning several awards over the course of her career.


    Condition Report*: Canvas appears to be lifting away from board along edges, most notably top and bottom edges as well as right corners that have associated creases, abrasions, and a few flakes of loss; dents and ridges along right edge, most likely due to mounting technique; under UV exam, there appears to be a discolored varnish layer making restoration difficult to discern, however, there appears to be a few touches of inpaint in upper right corner. Framed Dimensions 31 X 23 Inches
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    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    21st Saturday
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