View all items from Art, Collectbles, Décor & More sale

Florence Bartley Smithburn Watercolor Painting

Item Details

Florence Bartley Smithburn
Watercolor painting on paper

Florence Bartley Smithburn (Indiana, 1904 – 1989)
Untitled, mid-late 20th century
Watercolor painting on paper
Signed to the lower right

A watercolor painting on paper by Indiana artist Florence Bartley Smithburn (1904-1989). This work features the study of a squash plant rendered with quick brushwork. It is signed to the lower right.

Smithburn studied art the the John Herron Art School in Indianapolis, Indiana, before moving to Uganda for ten years, recording the African tribal way of life with her artwork. Her experiences living in Africa and the United States ultimately shaped her artistic oeuvre, as her art continued to address socio-economic and political issues relevant to the times. Her work has been exhibited widely in Chicago, St. Louis, Detroit, Atlanta, New York and Indianapolis and has been included in the collections of the Georgia Museum of Art and the Indianapolis Museum of Art.


- discoloration and wear to paper.


16.0" W x 12.0" H x 0.1" D

Item #


Terms & Conditions

Have a similar piece to sell? Get in touch with one of our experts.

Request A Consultation

Full-service selling solutions for home or business-minded consignors.

Learn More