Georgiabelle Clark (Ohio/Indiana, 1907-1976) oil on board painting depicting an African American man and woman having a picnic in a landscape setting, with trees and mountains below a cloudy blue sky. Signed "GB CLARK" lower right. Newspaper clipping with artist biography, affixed en verso. Housed in a carved giltwood frame with fluted cove and beaded running pattern and an off white linen liner. Sight – 15 1/4" H x 19 3/8" W. Framed – 21 3/8" H x 25 3/8" W. Second/third quarter 20th century. Biography: Georgiabelle Clark was born in Indianapolis. She studied at the Herron Art Institute and with Emma Mendenhall and Carl Zimmerman. She exhibited at the Hoosier Salon from 1954-1971 and at the Cincinnati Women's Art Club. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Areas of staining to liner, center right.
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