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Honora Berg
Bay Area Figurative Movement Portrait of a Woman in Oil on Artist's Board 1950s

1950s

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Bay Area Figurative Movement Portrait of a Woman in Oil on Artist's Board 1950s Portrait of a woman man by Honora Berg (American, 1897-1985). The woman is looking directly at the viewer, with a neutral expression. She has dark hair and a slender nose, and is wearing a blue dress. A distinctive bay area figurative movement portrait by well known San Francisco artist Honora Berg. Signed "H. Berg" in on verso. Stamp from Miller Fine Art on verso Acquired with a collection of the artist's work. Initialed and numbered "HB 122 " on verso Unframed. Board size: 24.75"H x 19"W Honora Berg (American, 1897-1985) was an Abstract Expressionist and Bay Area Figurative School artist who studied at the San Francisco Art Institute with David Park, Elmer Bischoff and James Budd Dixon. Berg's friend Edith Truesdell — David Park's aunt — suggested a move to California in 1951 to study under Park. She exhibited at the 25th Annual Drawing, Print and Sculpture Exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1961. Provenance, Estate of Honora Berg - David Carlson Gallery, Larry Miller Fine Art, Estate of Larry Miller to Robert Azensky Fine Art. Larry Miller 1958-2003, Larry was a specialist in bay area abstract artists and purchased numerous bay area artists estates.
  • Creator:
    Honora Berg (1897 - 1985, American)
  • Creation Year:
    1950s
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 24.75 in (62.87 cm)Width: 19 in (48.26 cm)Depth: 0.13 in (3.31 mm)
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  • Condition:
    Very good. Professionally cleaned and treated with UV-resistant varnish.
  • Gallery Location:
    Soquel, CA
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: DBH88031stDibs: LU54213230112

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