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      Sale 2255 | Lot 44
      Estimate: $6,000 - $9,000
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      • Sale 2255 Lot 44

        LAURA WHEELER WARING (1887 - 1948)
        Still Life with Fruit.

        Watercolor, circa 1940. 292x355 mm; 11 1/2x14 inches. Signed in watercolor, lower left.

        Provenance: estate of the artist; Milton Morris James, Yeadon, PA; private collection.

        This charming watercolor comes from the artist's studio in Cheyney, PA. Upon returning from her studies in Paris in 1928, Waring organized and directed both the music and art departments at the historically black Cheyney State Teachers College in Pennsylvania, now called Cheyney University. Her work is found in the collections of the National Portrait Gallery, the Smithsonian American Art Museum and Howard University, all in Washington, DC.

        Estimate $6,000 - 9,000


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