Lot 1099

Attributed to Myrtle Jones, Portrait of a Woman, Pen

Estimate: $200 - $300

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Property from the Collection of John and Virginia Duncan, Savannah, GA


Attributed to Myrtle Jones (Savannah, 1913-2005), Portrait of a Woman with Basket, Pen on Paper, unsigned study of a woman holding a basket, matted and framed. Frame size: 23 1/4 in. x 19 in.

Myrtle Jones was an artist whose paintings commonly featured streetscapes and the architecture of Savannah, Georgia. Throughout her career Jones depicted everyday life in Savannah, through subjects including urban streetscapes, buildings, landscapes, and portraits of locals. Jones was a prolific painter, possibly creating thousands of works within her lifetime. Selected exhibitions: Women Artists in Savannah, Telfair Academy; Exposed! Telfair Women Artists & Patrons, Telfair Museum of Art; Looking Back: Art in Savannah 1900-1960, Telfair Museum of Art. (Askart.com)

Measurements: Height: by sight 15 in. x Width: 10 3/4 in.


Good condition, paper toned, not viewed out of frame.