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Signed and dated '96 to lower right; oil on panel by artist Evelyn Metzger possibly depicting an older Asian man holding a Bojutsu bo with a bird teetering on each end. The book that accompanies the painting is "The Age of Grandeur And A Woman Who Lived It: Artist Evelyn Metzger". It is a hard bound book that covers both her social life and her artistic appreciation and contributions, examining her formal studies of art history at Vassar, her flexibility and travels, and her portraits. Artwork measures approximately 16" x 24" unframed and the book measures approximately 11-15/16" x 9-1/2"; painting in Good overall condition with slight wear to edges and book in Very Good condition. Evelyn Metzger (1911-2007) was a painter of a variety of subjects in a variety of styles including realism, impressionism, fauvism, and cubism. In 1950, she had a major exhibition in Argentina and then exhibited in France, Mexico and the United States. Her work is in the Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington D.C.

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Evelyn Metzger Oil on Panel & Book

Estimate $200 - $400Jun 25, 2016
Charlottesville, VA, USA