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Ella Sophonisba Hergeshiemer (American/Nashville, 1873-1943) etching, "A Southern Magnolia". Initialed lower left in image, signed and titled in margin. Archival framing in new black molded frame. Excellent condition; edition numberprobably covered by mat (edition of 54). 20" x 17" sight, 16-11/16" H x 21-9/16" W sheet, 26 3/8" x 23 1/2" framed. Biography: A great-great-granddaughter of Charles Willson Peale, Hergesheimer studied at the PennsylvaniaAcademy of Fine Arts under William Merritt Chase and Cecilia Beaux. She won numerous awards and was judged the best pupil of her senior class. Hergesheimer also studied in Madrid and in Paris, where in a single year, four of her paintings were selected to hang at the Paris Salon. In 1907, Hergesheimer was commissioned to paint a portrait in Nashville, and decided to make it her home. She was acclaimed for her sensitive portraits of prominent citizens, landscapes, and still lifes,and was well regarded as a printmaker.