Sat, Dec 17, 2016 10:00AM EST - Sun, Dec 18, 2016 10:00AM EST
Evelyn Metzger (American, 1911-2007) oil on panel; signed to lower right "E. Metzger" and dated '96; depicting a Middle Eastern Nigabi with a child on the outskirts of a village. 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 24" x 17-3/4" unframed and the book measures approximately 11-15/16" x 9-1/2"; painting in good overall condition 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.