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Clara G. Newman (American/Indiana, b. 1870), oil on canvas Impressionist still life painting depicting a blue vase with yellow flowers; one blossom has fallen to the table below. Signed lower right. Paper exhibition label en verso for the Indiana State Fair, 1952, along with previous owner's label. Early 20th century whitewashed and giltwood molded frame with floral scroll design. 21 1/2"H x 13 1/2"W. Frame – 29"H x 21"W. Biography: Clara Newman studied art with J.E. Forkner, Felix Mahoney, Elizabeth Overbeck, Coats, John King and R. Byram. Born in Nebraska, she moved to Richmond, Indiana by 1897, and in addition to painting, became a public school teacher. She was a member of the Hoosier Art Association, and the Richmond, Indiana Art Association. She exhibited with the Salons of America, the Society of Independent Artists in 1938, and the Indiana State Fair of 1939. Source: Who Was Who in American Art. Provenance: by descent from Louise Whisenhunt, former director of the Art Association of Richmond, Indiana. Condition: Area of scattered flaking, mostly concentrated at lower center below vase, largest area of loss 1/4". (Areas of flaking show green paint underneath). Area of cleavage lower left corner near frame edge. Scattered craquelure. Some wear and losses to frame.