Lot 2198
Lula Ross (American, 1860-1953), Pompeian Girl
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas, unsigned, presented in a period gilt composition frame with gallery plaque.

Frame dimensions 48 1/4 x 27 3/4 in.

Property of Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, sold to support art collections care

Miss Lula Ross was born in Alabama, served as a Methodist missionary in Brazil in the 1880s and later was an art instructor at Shorter College in Rome, Georgia.

Tear in lower right corner of painting; some loss to frame; yellowing varnish; stable craquelure and stretcher marks; no evidence of retouch visible under UV light; small tear with associated patch en verso along lower left edge of canvas.