Jun 09, 2022 - Sale 2608

Sale 2608 - Lot 1

Price Realized: $ 375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750


Little Girls on a Snowy Day.

Illustration for an unknown publication. Gouache on board. 215x145 mm; 8 1/2x5 3/4 inches, framed to 13 1/2x10 1/2 inches. Signed "M.W. Baxter" lower left image.

Martha Wheeler Wallace Baxter, an outstanding painter of miniatures, was born in Vermont in 1869. She studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia, the Art Students League in New York City, and in Paris. She developed a love for the American West and permanently relocated to Southern California where she belonged to a host of professional associations including the California Art Club, Women Painters of the West, Society of Western Artists, Artists of the Southwest, and the National Society of Arts and Letters.