Shy Model, Pastel on paper. Signed lower right. Sight measures 24 in. high x 16 in. wide, (with frame 32 in. high x 25 in wide).
Vivian Goddard was born in San Francisco on March 12, 1904. Artistically inclined at an early age, Goddard won a children's coloring contest at age four. She studied at UC Berkeley, CSFA, Los Angeles Art Institute, ASL of NYC, Simi Studio in Italy, and Grande Chaumire in Paris. She often spent five months of each year in her studio on the Costa del Sol in Spain. She was active as an artist until her death in San Francisco on Dec. 1, 2005. Her oeuvre includes portraits, figures, and still lives in watercolor, oil, pen & ink, and pastel.
Condition: In very good condition; not examined out of the frame.