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  • Design Credit: Elizabeth Roberts Architec̦ture & Design, Photo Credit: Dustin Aksland. Dimensions: H 42 in. x W 36 in.
  • Design Credit: Timothy Godbold, Photo Credit: Karl Simone. Dimensions: H 42 in. x W 36 in.
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Lucille H. Olpin
"My Name is Freddie" - Portrait of Black Woman with Headscarf

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A beautiful, painterly portrait of a young black woman with colorful headscarf and sarong by Lucille H. Olpin (Ethel Lucille Harman Olpin), (American, 1909-1990). Signed "Olpin" lower right corner. Card with artist's name, title "My Name is Freddie" and other information on verso. Presented in a rustic painted frame with linen liner. Image, 36"H x 30"W. Lucille was born August 4, 1909 in Salt Lake City, to Isaac Reese and Ethel Wilkinson Harman. In 1935, she married Ralph Smith Olpin in Stanford, California. She graduated from American Fork High School, attended the U. of U., Brigham Young University, and LDS College of Nursing. An R.N., Lucille worked in California, and in Utah as a nursing supervisor at LDS Hospital. She was a member of the Society of Western Artists. She was a fine portraitist, landscapist and seascapist, working in oils and pastels. Her creations were displayed extensively in exhibitions throughout her lifetime in the West. Earlier she had studied with Thomas Leighton in San Francisco. She had supervised landscaping for ward and stake projects in Palo Alto, California. Her son was Robert (Bob) Spencer Olpin (1940-2006) was the dean of the University of Utah's College of Fine Arts and a professor in art history. He served as a consultant for and was a member of many national art organizations. He was also a co-director of the Utah Fine Arts Institute and president of Associated Art Historians, Inc. Also present in the collection are Olpin's writings and research on Utah art and artists.
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    Lucille H. Olpin (American)
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    Height: 42 in (106.68 cm)Width: 36 in (91.44 cm)Depth: 1.75 in (4.45 cm)
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  • Gallery Location:
    Soquel, CA
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    Seller: JT-S3641stDibs: LU5422408403

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