Raymer Society Consignment Art Auction

Whittemore, Margaret - watercolor/graphite, good

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Start price: $25

Estimated price: $75 - $100

Buyer's premium: 10%

"Home of Carry A. Nation, Medicine Lodge, Kansas" is a watercolor/graphite, in good condition, measures 7.25×10.5, signed "Margaret Whittemore" lower right. 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 Sandzén.

Condition: good