Leah Frandzel Still Life Oil Painting of Drooping Flowers, Mid-20th Century
Edrie Leah Frandzel (Indiana, 1904 – 1988)
Untitled (still life of drooping flowers), mid-20th century
Oil painting on unstretched canvas
Edrie Leah Clevenger Frandzel was born in Indiana and obtained her bachelor’s degree from Ball State. She did graduate work at the University of Chicago and received her formal artistic training from the Art Student’s League of New York and the National Academy of Design, where she studied under Robert Brackman (American, 1898 – 1980). She was the director of and taught at the Artists Showroom in Terre Haute, Indiana, and exhibited her paintings throughout the Midwest.
- curling to canvas from rolled storage; craquelure, scuffing, accretions, and minor discoloration to paint.
- measurements of canvas.