Edrie Leah Frandzel (Indiana; 1904 – 1988)
Untitled (portrait of man), mid 20th century
Oil on non-stretched canvas
Signed to verso
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.
- discoloration and minor accretions to the lower left of painting; fraying and other minor wear to the margins of canvas.