Virginia (Evelyn) Dudley (TN/Georgia, 1913-1981) art archive including a large signed abstract painted silk wall hanging mounted onto linen (Sight – 67 1/2" H x 35" W, Overall – 70 1/2" H x 63" W), a copper enameled abstract plaque depicting a cat (4 1/8" H x 7 1/8" W), a signed pottery soap dish (1 1/8" H x 3 5/8" W), a signed pottery cup (2 1/2" H) and four (4) artist's biography cards. Biography: Virginia Dudley studied with Frank Baisden at the University of Chattanooga during her early college career. She subsequently won a scholarship to the Art Student League in New York, where she studied from 1940 to 1945. She received a masters degree from Claremont College in California in 1950. It was there that she began studying enamel work. Her work is presently on display in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Library of Congress, Emerson Museum of Art in Syracuse, N.Y., the Georgia Museum of Art and in the Mezzanine at the Hunter Museum of American Art. During the artist's life, she maintained a studio in Rising Fawn, Georgia. She was best known for her work in enamel on copper, which included pins, trays and large, elaborate wall pieces (courtesy: Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN). CONDITION: Some seam separation to back of wall hanging, not affecting the silk painting. Stains to one artist's bio card. Minute chipping to copper plaque.
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