by Agnes Abbot (1897-1992)
Unsigned, artist's estate stamp on the reverse.
Oil on board, 14 1/2 x 17 in. , framed. Provenance: From the artist's estate.
Agnes Abbot (1897-1992) was a prominent woman painter whose work in reflected the "New Realism" in the early twentieth century. Born in Germany, Abbot settled with her family in the Boston area in 1917 and graduated from the School of Fine Arts and Crafts in Boston in 1921. She had a long association with Wellesley College from 1920 to 1963. Studied and painted with Charles Woodbury, the founder of the Ogunqit School in Maine.
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