Ruth Anderson (1891-1957)

  • Ruth Anderson (1891-1957)
  • Street Scene, Bruges
  • Oil on board
  • 15 x 11 inches
  • Signed lower left

Landscape, seascape, still life and portrait painter in oil. Anderson – whose career spanned nearly fifty years – is best remembered as one of the most outstanding and extensively exhibited women painters of the first half of the twentieth century. As one of her early biographers noted: “She painted the most ordinary scenes with startling strokes of color.”

Biography written by Geoffrey K. Fleming, Executive Director, Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV.

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Ruth Anderson Street Scene, Bruges
Ruth Anderson Street Scene, Bruges