Maria Inez Hess Folk Art Acrylic Painting "Spring in Upper St. Clair"
Maria Inez Hess (Argentinian-American, 20th/21st century)
Spring in Upper St. Clair
Acrylic painting on canvas board
Signed to lower right
Titled to verso
Born in Argentina, Maria Inez Hess was based in Pittsburgh and ran with a crowd of self-taught artists including John Graves, Kathleen Ferri, Robert Wright, and others. Referred to as the “suburban Grandma Moses”, she has exhibited her work at the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art and the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, among other venues.
- Item not examined outside of mounting
- moderate abrasions throughout the composition; staining to lower margin; wear and abrasions to frame; minor wear and abrasions to verso; some debris and discoloration.
- measures frame; sight measures 27.5" W x 21.5" H.