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Martha Bator Pastel Drawing "Folly Beach"

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Martha Bator (American, 20th century)
Folly Beach
Pastel drawing on paper
Signed to lower left
Titled to verso
Artist information to verso

Atlanta-based artist Martha Z. Bator specialized in pastel still life drawings featuring objects she collected during her travels in Yugoslavia, France, Italy, and the Middle East. As a result, many of her pieces serve as an eclectic visual diary of her travels abroad. Her drawings, portrayed in a vivid Realist manner, also feature street scenes, landscapes, seascapes, and everyday genre subjects. Bator’s execution of color, line, and pattern speak to her attention to strategic composition, visual arrangement and rhythm when creating a work of art. Throughout her career, she was the recipient of several awards and her work has been featured in multiple publications including American Artist, Pastel Artist International, Peachtree Magazine, and Southern Home Magazine, among others.

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- minor staining to upper right; minor smudging throughout; significant smudging to matting; staining to lower right of matting.


44.0" W x 32.0" H x 0.75" D

- measures matting; sight measures 35.0" W x 23.0" H.

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