Raymer Society Consignment Art Auction

Whittemore, Margaret - graphite drawing, good condition

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Start price: $50

Estimated price: $100 - $500

Buyer's premium: 10%

This original graphite drawing by (signed) Margaret Whittemore (1897-1983) titled "Planters House-Leavenworth" measures 9×7.25, good condition with some toning. Total dimensions are 18×14.75×1. It’s signed "Margaret Whittemore" in the lower right and titled in the lower left. Whittemore was born September 7, 1897, in Topeka, Kansas, Margaret Whittemore was the daughter of Luther D. Whittemore, a professor of Latin and education at Washburn University, and Frances Davis Whittemore, director of its art department. She earned a degree in 1919 from Washburn University, and studied graphic arts at the Art Institute of Chicago and Taos Art Colony in New Mexico. She developed a reputation as a writer, graphic artist, illustrator, and block printer. Whittemore worked as an artist in the Works Progress Administration museum extension program and created a series of prints depicting Kansas landmarks. She was a member of the Prairie Print Makers, formed in 1930 in Lindsborg, at the studio of artist Birger Sandzen.

Condition: good condition with some toning

Weight: 2.6 lb