Sep 17, 2020 - Sale 2542

Sale 2542 - Lot 129

Price Realized: $ 4,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 8,000
A Woman Painting (Elizabeth Jones).

Oil on canvas, 1939. 405x305 mm; 16x12 inches. Signed and dated in oil, lower right recto.

Ex-collection private collection, Vermont.

Elizabeth Jones (1918-2013) was a student at the Amagansett Art School on Long Island where Pène du Bois (1884-1958) taught during the summers from 1938 to 1939. She went on the become one of the leading American fine arts conservators and was head of conservation at the Fogg Museum, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts, for more than two decades.