Lot 339
Elmer W. Greene, Jr. (American, 1907-1964), Seated Portrait of Elsa Evans Sanvito Tashko
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas, signed upper right, presented in a gilt frame.

Stretcher size 76 x 36 in.; Frame dimensions 83 1/2 x 43 1/2 in.

From the Collection of James H. Craig and Randy S. Johnson, Sarasota, Florida

Elmer Westley Greene Jr. was originally from Boston and studied at the Massachusetts School of Art and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. He was a sought after society portrait painter and maintained a studio in New York.

Elsa Evans Sanvito (b. 1910) was a Shakespearean actress and the first wife of the painter, Arthur Tashko.

Minor scattered spot touch-up visible under UV light.

$4,000 - 6,000