"Arcturus, Helsingfors," 19 x 16 inches, oil on canvas, signed, titled and dated 1935, 33/30C lower right.

Provenance: Acquired from the personal collection of Jim Elkind (Lost City Arts) who acquired it from interior designer Jay Spector. Graham
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Eve Drewelowe
"Arcturus, Helsing" Modern Oil Painting WPA American Scene Denver Historical Art

1935

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"Arcturus, Helsingfors," 19 x 16 inches, oil on canvas, signed, titled and dated 1935, 33/30C lower right. Provenance: Acquired from the personal collection of Jim Elkind (Lost City Arts) who acquired it from interior designer Jay Spector. Graham Gallery label on verso. Born in New Hampton, Iowa, Eve Drewelowe graduated from Hampton High School in 1919 and then studied at the University of Iowa in Iowa City. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree (Graphic and Plastic Arts). Drewelowe went on to become the first recipient of a Masters of Painting degree at the University of Iowa in 1924. During nearly seven decades as an artist, from age twenty-one until her death at age eighty-nine–working in impressionist, social realist and abstract expressionist styles–Drewelowe executed more than one-thousand works in oil, watercolors, pen and ink, and other media. Drewelowe had one-person exhibitions at the University of Colorado, 1930; the Denver Art Museum, 1933, 1936, 1939; and the Argent Galleries, New York, 1940, ‪1941‬. Other exhibitions included the Denver Art Museum; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha; Kansas City Art Institute; PAFA; AIC; New York World’s Fair; NAWA; and NMWA. Drewelowe’s works are found in the collections of the University of Colorado; University of Iowa School of Art and Art History, Iowa City; Harkness House, London; and Utah State University, Logan. The images measure 19 x 16 inches and the framed work is 24 x 21 inches

Details

  • Artist
    Eve Drewelowe (1899 - 1989, American)
  • Creation Year
    1935
  • Medium
  • Dimensions
    H 24 in. x W 21 in.H 60.96 cm x W 53.34 cm
  • Gallery Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU115624140932
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