This is a beautiful still life oil painting by the beloved E Almond Withrow (American artist born 1858-1928). Still Life of Gorgeous Red and Pink Roses. Oil on board from Winsor & Newton's, London England. Signed at lower right corner "E Almond Withrow S. F. Painted while living in San Francisco, California. Mounted in a wonderful and what appears to be the original gilt wood frame. The gill wood frame measures approximately 22" x 24 1/2". The oil painting measures approximately 12 1/4" x 15 1/2".
This piece is in overall wonderful condition and ready for hanging. No restoration or retouching is visible. There is small visible damage to the top of the upper right hand corner of the oil painting, appears to have been caused by a nail during framing. There is minor damage to the inner bottom left lining of frame and some roughness on the two upper corners of the frame.
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Biography of Evelyn Almond Eva WITHROW (1858-1928)
Birth place: Santa Clara, CA
Death place: San Diego, CA
Addresses: San Francisco, CA; Munich, Germany, 4 years; London, England, 7 years; San Diego, CA
Profession: Portrait and genre painter
Studied: San Francisco School of Des.; with J. Frank Currier in Munich; Paris, two years; with Cormon, Delacluze
Exhibited: San Francisco AA annuals from 1870s; Kunstverein München; Calif. State Fair, 1888, 1891 (medal); Paris Salon, 1893; Calif. Midwinter Int. Expo, 1894; Royal Academy, London, 1898; Paris Salon; Alaska-Yukon Expo., Seattle, 1909; de Young Mus., 1915, 1916; Hobart Gal., San Francisco, 1926
Member: San Francisco AA; American Soc. Women Artists; San Francisco Soc. Women Artists (first pres.)
Work: Louvre, Paris; Mills College, Oakland; Oakland Mus.; Calif Hist. Soc.; de Young Mus.; Palais du Luxembourg, Paris
Comments: Specialty: portraits, still lifes, scenes of Native American life in the Southwest and Southern Calif. Painted portraits of prominent San Franciscans and Londoners. She signed her works in various ways, as Evelyn Almond Withrow," "E.A. Withrow," "Eva Withrow," "E. A. W.," E. Almond Withrow" and" Withrow."
Sources: Hughes, Artists in California, 613-14; Fink, American Art at the Nineteenth-Century Paris Salons, 407; Petteys, Dictionary of Women Artists, says Withrow died in San Francisco."