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Marcia Oakes Woodbury (American, 1865-1913) Little Dutch Girl

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2249
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331
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$9,400$8,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2249
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 10, 2004 6:00PM

Description:

Marcia Oakes Woodbury (American, 1865-1913)

Little Dutch Girl
Signed and dated "Marcia Oakes Woodbury 94" l.l.
Watercolor and gouache on paper/board, 25 1/2 x 15 1/2 in. (64.7 x 39.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Toning, not examined out of frame.

N.B. Woodbury studied art in the United States and Europe. In Boston, she studied with Charles Woodbury, whom she later married. Woodbury European travels took her to Holland and to the Laxar School in Paris. Her visits to Holland were particularly influential, as it allowed her to study the work of the Old Masters. She also painted several images of Dutch children and wrote commentaries on Flemish painters. Her works were exhibited at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston after her death.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Keywords

Marcia Oakes Woodbury, United States, Charles Woodbury, The Netherlands, Paris, Laxar School, Laxar School in Paris, Geography of New Jersey, Watercolor painting, Woodbury, New Jersey

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