Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas on board, signed and dated 1929 at upper left, presented in a period appropriate carved and giltwood frame, retaining an exhibition label on the verso for the American Federation of Arts.
SS 39.5 x 31.5 in.; DOA 48.5 x 40.5 in.From the Collection of James H. Craig and Randy S. Johnson, Sarasota, Florida
The Argent Gallery, New York
Sotheby's, New York, 1996, lot 114
Christie's, New York, October 1, 1998, Sale 8151, Lot 169.
New York, American Federation of Arts, n.d.
Charlotte, North Carolina, Mint Museum Randolph, Personal Preferences: Paintings from the Jim Craig and Randy Johnson Collection
, February 1 - June 3, 2007 (this portrait was the cover illustration for News of the Mint Museums
, March-April 2007)
New York City raised, Emma Fordyce MacRae attended Miss Chapin's School and the Brearley School. She continued her art studies at the Arts Students League and was later a member of the National Academy of Design. MacRae was also a member of the extended Philadelphia Ten, a group of women artists who worked and exhibited together from 1917 to 1945.
She exhibited extensively during her lifetime, at such prominent NYC galleries as Anderson Galleries and Grand Central Galleries.
Good estate condition.
$3,000 - 6,000