09-10-2004 09-11-2004
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2249 Boston
September 10, 2004 06:00 PMCalender
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Marguerite Stuber Pearson (American, 1898-1978) Two Figures

$11,750$10,000
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2249 Location: Boston Date / Time: September 10, 2004 6:00PM

Description:

Marguerite Stuber Pearson (American, 1898-1978)

Two Figures
Signed "MARGUERITE S. PEARSON" l.l., label from Vose Galleries, Boston,
on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 30 x 36 in. (76.2 x 91.4 cm), framed.
Condition: Retouch, varnish inconsistencies.

N.B. Despite being confined to a wheelchair because of polio, Pearson had a very successful artistic career. She worked as an illustrator for newspapers and magazines before she started painting in 1922, under Edward Tarbell. Pearson is best known for her still lifes, interior scenes, and figurative works, which were all reproduced as prints.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Keywords

Marguerite Stuber Pearson, MARGUERITE S. PEARSON, polio