J C Burr impressionist landscape painting oil on board c1900. Jennie M. Burr oil painting on board depicting trees in the CT Country side where she lived in Monroe. Jennie M Burr C 1900. B 1872 D 1961. Signed lower on back J C Burr. Measures 8.5 x 12inches unframed. The frame measures 16.5 x 12.5 inches. Excellent condition. Jennie was born into Monroe, CT's most prominent family. Her father was a very successful farmer. She attended and graduated from Mt Holyoke College and the Yale School of Fine Arts, and studied at the Art Students League in NYC. These accomplishments were very rare for a young woman in those days. Listed 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.
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