A large, Post-Impressionist figural oil of a young woman shown seated beside a river, partially clothed and holding an apple.

Signed lower left, 'Ellis' for Betty Corson Ellis (American, b. 1917) and painted circa 1936.

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Betty Corson Ellis
Post Impressionist Figural Oil 'Nude Seated by a River, PAFA, Woman Artist

circa 1936

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A large, Post-Impressionist figural oil of a young woman shown seated beside a river, partially clothed and holding an apple. Signed lower left, 'Ellis' for Betty Corson Ellis (American, b. 1917) and painted circa 1936. Betty Corson Ellis first studied art at Syracuse University N.Y. and, subsequently, with numerous private teachers. She exhibited widely and with success including at the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts, the Philadelphia Watercolor Club and at the Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts where her work is held in the permanent collection. Betty Corson Ellis is listed in all relevant biographical reference works including Who Was Who in American Art, Davenport's Art Reference and Malletts Index of Artists Reference: Who Was Who in American Art 1564-1975: 400 Years of Artists in America, Peter Hastings Falk, Sound View Press 1999, Vol. 1, p. 1035; Mallett’s Index of Artists Supplement, Daniel Trowbridge Mallett, Peter Smith: New York 1948 Edition, R.R. Bowker Company 1935, p. 80; Index to Artistic Biography, First Supplement, Havlice, p. 405; Davenport’s Art Reference, 2009/10 Edition, LTB Gordonsart, Inc. 2008, p. 868; et al.

Details

  • Artist
    Betty Corson Ellis (1917, American)
  • Creation Year
    circa 1936
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    minor restoration, craquelure, mounted on new maple stretcher; unframed
  • Period
  • Dimensions
    H 42 in. x W 34 in. x D .75 in.H 106.68 cm x W 86.36 cm x D 1.91 cm
  • Gallery Location
    Santa Cruz, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU3444071321
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