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Catalog Number 2013.039.001
Description 1954 Oil Painting of the Woodside Store by Jean L Selby. Oil on canvas is mounted inside a stained wooden frame with a black middle border and a white canvas and gold colored inner border. Image depicts the front of the Woodside Store with a tree depicted right. There is a wagon on the left and greenery from numerous trees are depicted above and behind the store. The store has red vertical boards, an awning and a broken wooden fence just in front of the covered porch.
Object Name Painting
Collection 3D - Art
Title Oil Painting of the Woodside Store by Jean L Selby, 1954
Date 1954
Creator Selby, Jean L.
Role Artist
Inscription Text "J. Selby '54" (artist's signature front bottom right corner);
Note attached to back reads: Attn: Mitch: A note from Mrs. William P. (Joan) Bardet, This is a "plein air" oil painting by my late mother, Jean L. Selby, a Sunday painter, nevertheless a graduate of The Art Institute of Chicago. "The Wdse Store" was painted before it became part of SMCHA, Perhaps there's a place for it now at the Store. Hopefully -- Joan Bardet.
Provenance Note from donor stated, "This is a 'plein air' oil painting by my late mother, Jean L. Selby, a Sunday painter, nevertheless a graduate of The Art Institute of Chicago. "The Wdse Store" was painted before it became part of SMCHA, Perhaps there's a place for it now at the Store."
Dimensions H-23.125 W-29 D-1.75 inches
Dimension Details frame; image is 17.375 x 23.375
Medium Oil Paint
Search Terms Selby, Jean L.
Woodside
Woodside Store
Wagons
Paintings
Subjects Paintings
Storefronts
Stores & shops
Trees
Wagons
People Selby, Jean L.