A fabulous oil painting, baby portrait, entitled "Little Glee", signed Lili (Lily Topol) and dated 2-5-43. The painting portrays Little Glee enjoying her bath while playing with her baby shoes. Surrounded by swirling white bubbles she looks poised and contented while hold a baby shoe in each hand and chewing on the one in her left, Her absolutely adorable face, short brown uncombed hair and those big brown captivating eyes will make you immediately fall in love with her. The painting in on artist board measuring 12" in width and 16" in length.
The artist, Lily Topol, was a well know sculptor and artist from the Freeport, Illinois, area. One of her many accomplishments is the life-size bronze sculpture "Lincoln and Douglas in Debate" which was completed in 1992 and is located in Debate Square, site of the 1858 debate in Freeport, Illinois, between senatorial candidates Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A Douglas. Lily passed away on January 30, 2015 in Stockton, Illinois. The painting found in her studio is in very good condition with some no harm wear along the edges of the artist board and several tiny spots on the painting.