Ruth A. Anderson (1891-1957) “Courtyard Scene”
oil on board, 20” x 16”,
signed lower right
Born/lived: Carlisle, PA; Baltimore; Boston; summered in Gloucester.
Known: was known well for her Gloucester harbor and beach scenes and her light, bright, loosely constructed impressionism. Because of a fire in her Boston studio at 53 Charles Street, many of Anderson’s works were destroyed during the Great Depression.
Studied: She studied with her aunt Esther M. Groome, at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art with Anschutz, Breckenridge, Cecilia Beaux, William Merritt Chase, Jonas Lie; and on a Cresson Traveling Scholarship (1912) with Emil Carlsen and J. Alden Weir.
Member: North Shore Art Association, the Guild of Boston Artists, Washington, DC Society of Artists, Plastic Club and the National American Women Artists.
Exhibited: Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts; National Academy Annuals; Art Institute of Chicago; Corcoran Gallery; Macbeth Gallery, NYC.
Awards: National American Women Artists; North Shore Art Association.
|Artist First Name||Ruth A.|
|Artist Last Name||Anderson|
|Materials||oil on board|
|Markings||signed lower right|
|Size||20” x 16”|
|Comments||This painting is beautifully framed and in excellent condition.|