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Visions of the North: Minnesotan Art & History

Tue, May 21, 2024 11:00AM EDT
  2024-05-21 11:00:00 2024-05-21 11:00:00 America/New_York Revere Auctions Revere Auctions : Visions of the North: Minnesotan Art & History
Revere Auctions is proud to host our third annual Minnesota art and history sale. "Visions of the North" showcases art across time ranging from antique photographs showing the early years of Minnesota's history to recent works by contemporary artists such as Cameron Booth, George Morrison, and Warren MacKenzie. Also available is a broad collection of archival photography from the archives of the Star Tribune depicting notable personalities such as: past and present Presidents, musicians like NSYNC and The Beatles, cinema icons from Elizabeth Taylor to John Wayne, and much more!
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Lot 29

Faith Lowell "Growing Up" Landscape Painting 1982

Estimate: $150 - $300
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Faith Lowell (American, 1922-2015). Oil on canvas painting titled "Growing Up" depicting a rocky landscape, 1982. Signed and dated along the lower right; titled along the verso.

Faith McNaughton Lowell, born in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1922, began her artistic journey by attending commercial art school in Chicago, where she studied under the influence of painters like George Inness and Winslow Homer at the Chicago Art Institute. After marrying John Lowell in 1946, the couple settled in St. Paul, where Faith balanced raising five daughters with her career as an illustrator for religious education materials. In 1964, she transitioned to exhibiting her own paintings, drawing inspiration from her surroundings, including regular visits to the North Shore, and became part of an artistic community in St. Paul's Lowertown district, mentored by renowned painter Paul Kramer. Her works, primarily in oils, are celebrated for their depiction of nature and are held in esteemed institutional collections such as those of the University of Minnesota, 3M Co., and the Hazelden Foundation.

Unframed; height: 18 in x width: 20 in. Framed; height: 23 in x width: 29 in x depth: 2 in. The colors are bold and bright and the surface is stable. No tears, losses, or restorations when viewed under UV light. Light wear to the frame.

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