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Helen Ferne Slimp (1890-1995), Blooming Cactus, lithograph, sight: 17 x 11.75", frame: 25.5 x 19.5"

Helen Ferne Slimp was born in Richmond, Virginia, moved to San Antonio in 1920. She worked and studied in Colorado, California, and New Mexico and was later named Witte Museum Artist of the Year in 1955. Slimp's instructors were a "Who's Who" of American artists including Randall Davey, Ernest Lawson, Fremont Ellis, Gerald Cassidy, Harry Anthony De Young, and Jose Arpa. She exhibited throughout the 1930s-50s at prestigious Texas annual shows. Her work is in the collections of the Witte Museum and the McNay Museum of Art, among others.


Good; yellowed throughout; small grime spot along upper left side

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Helen Ferne Slimp (1890-1995), Blooming Cactus,

Estimate $100 - $200Feb 10, 2018
San Antonio, TX, USA
Auction Curated By:
Katy Alexander
Fine Art Specialist