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Two (2) WPA era oil on board paintings attributed to Jean "Virginia" Hogan (Connecticut, born 1909), including one (1) depicting a street scene with people milling around a construction site with buildings in the background beneath a cloudy blue sky, and one (1) depicting a nighttime carnival scene. Both unsigned. Both housed in identical giltwood frame with carved beaded corner elements to corners of fillet. Sights: 19 1/2" H x 21 3/4" W. Frames: 29 1/2" H x 31 1/2" W. Provenance: Estate of Russell McAdoo, Murfreesboro, TN. Biography: Jean Hogan (1909) was born in Hartford Connecticut. She studied at Pembroke Colege and became a member of the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, the New Haven Paint and Clay Club, the Springfield Art League, and the Hartford Society of Woman Painters. Her work has been exhibited in the National Academy of Design, the Ogunquit Art Center, Brown University, the Morton Gallery, NY in 1945, the World's Fair New York in 1939 among others. In 1938 and 1942 she won awards from the Springfield Art League, and in 1943 won an award from the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts. Throughout her career, she was an integral part of the American Regionalist movement of the 1930s and '40s in which artists depicted realistic scenes of the deep South and American Midwest. Note: Additional documentation about the artist, used to construct the biographical information above, will be included courtesy of Williams Galleries of Nashville, TN. Condition: Overall very good condition. Street scene painting with 3/8" surface abrasion, center right, frame with areas of loss, largest 3/4", to gilt. Nighttime scene with few scattered minute paint flakes, primarily to sky quadrant.