The difference in my mind between the 'usual' city street scenes and one that really appeals to me is what the artist evokes in me when I look at the picture. This one definitely appeals to me. It's easy to wonder what the shadowy figures are speaking about. Easy to create your own stories about the encounter.
Country of Origin: United States.
Medium: Watercolor on Paper.
Size: 29 1/2" by 23 1/4" framed.
Signed: Lower left.
Condition: Very Good.
About the artist: Raphael studied at the New School and Pratt Institute in New York. She is known to have exhibited at Sunrise Gallery in Charleston WV, Marietta College in Marietta OH, the Union Carbide Galleries in New York, among others. Her works belong in the collections of Hoffman LaRoche (Nutley NJ), the First National Bank & Trust (Tulsa, OK), American Steel Products (Syosset NY), and Nabisco (East Hanover NJ). She is listed in Jacobsen's Biographical Index of American Artists.
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