Antique Burr Watercolor of New Haven Skyline circa 1900

Antique Burr Watercolor of New Haven Skyline circa 1900

 

 
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Jennie Fannie Burr watercolor,Burr Watercolor, Antique Burr Watercolor. This "Antique Burr Watercolor of New Haven Skyline circa 1900" measures 16 and three quarter inches wide by 12 and five eigths tall outside the frame. The image of this antique Burr watercolor measures 9 and one half inches wide by 5 and one half inches tall. This wonderful watercolor is unsigned and was painted by either Jennie or Fannie Burr.Fannie and Jennie Burr. 1872 to 1961 and 1858 to 1931. They were 2 of 5 children 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 close. Fannie began to draw as a child. She later attended and graduated from the Yale School of Fine Arts. After that, she 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 Falk. Exhibition at the New Britain Museum of American Art New Britian CT. Catalogue of work produced by The Connecticut Gallery Inc.

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