Valleau Caruthers (Tennessee, 20th century) oil on canvas still life titled "Lilies", depicting a vase with white lilies and a small white bowl sitting on a rustic chest. Signed lower left. Housed in a giltwood frame. Titled on card en verso. Sight – 23 1/2" H x 23 1/2" W. Framed – 31 3/4" H x 31 3/4" W. Biography: Listed Tennessee artist Valleau Caruthers studied 17th century Dutch School techniques of still life painting with David Leffel, and with flower painter Joyce Pike and portraiture artist Daniel Greene. Her paintings have been exhibited nationally in juried shows. Over the past several decades she has also built a large collection of paintings by other artists, many of which are being sold in this auction. CONDITION: Excellent condition.
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