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Visions of the North: Minnesotan Art & History

Tue, May 21, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 40

Theodora Brown "Minnehaha Creek" Painting

Estimate: $400 - $800

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Theodora Brown (American, 1900-1992). Oil on canvas landscape painting titled "Minnehaha Creek" depicting an autumnal day with ducks on a stream. Signed along the lower right.

Theodora Brown, an artist based in Anoka, Minnesota, studied art in Los Angeles and married commercial artist Leslie Brown. She exhibited widely, including at venues like the Rainbow Cafe and the Minnesota State Fair, showcasing her portraits, landscapes, and still lives. Known for her modernist style, Brown's work often depicted scenes from the North Shore and Montana, with a notable piece acquired by LC Arts in 2019. Throughout her career, she remained active in the local art community, teaching and participating in various associations until her passing in 1992.

Sight; height: 22 in width: 30 in. Framed; height: 29 in x width: 36 1/2 in x depth: 2 in.

Condition

The colors are bold and bright. The surface is stable. There are no creases, tears, or losses. There are no signs of restoration under UV light. Wear and losses to the frame.

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