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Three quarter profile portrait of a a seated older woman facing to the left wearing a blue dress with lace collar detailing, beaded necklace with blue pendant and glasses. Her hair is white and pulled back into a curly bun. She sits in a wooden chair and holds a green book. The piece is signed and dated in the lower right. Framed: 42" x 34 1/4", Sight: 41 3/8" x 33 3/8". Norling, "born Pasco, WA on Sept. 26, 1892, studied at Whitman College and the AIC. By 1937 he was a resident of Los Angeles where he authored 'Perspective Made Easy' (MacMillan, 1939). By 1949 he had returned to Washington where he remained until his death in Seattle on March 23, 1974. He was the brother of artist Lily N. Hardwick. His work includes oils, watercolors, dry points, woodcuts, pen-and-ink drawings, and lithographs. His exhibitions include: SFAA, 1932; Seattle Museum, 1934-35; Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1937. In: Prosser (WA) Post Office; Bremerton (WA) Post Office; White House (Washington, DC); Seattle Museum." (Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Who's Who in American Art 1947).
Oil on canvas
Portrait, Older woman
Penrose Library , 2nd floor, outside Reading Room
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