Bringing exuberance and vivid color to its depiction of small town life, this painting depicts the circus big top on the edge of town, with a wagon to one side, a pair of elephants waiting for their moment and two children rushing toward the action. The painting is by Anne Walker, a Maryland artist who was part of the Snallygaster School of painters mentored by Charles Walther. Walther was well-known for attracting the attention and support of Alfred Barr at MoMA, Duncan Phillips and the Cone sisters. (Dimensions include frame.).
- CreatorAnne Walker (Painter)
- Of the Period
- Place of origin
- Date of manufacturecirca 1930s
- Materials and techniques
H 24.5 in. x W 30.75 in. x D 2 in.
H 62.23 cm x W 78.11 cm x D 5.08 cm
- Seller locationPhiladelphia, PA
- Reference numberLU86512535482
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