The Farm Sale

Barbara Whipple

The Farm Sale, Prints by Barbara Whipple
  • Whipple woodcut
  • Whipple Farm Sale
Savvy Price $250.00
Gallery Price $350.00
Title
The Farm Sale
Artist
Barbara Whipple
Medium
Woodcut
Edition
22/ 40
Image size
14 5/8" height X 17 1/2" width
Frame
Single burlap covered mat board, regular glass, wood molding with applied plastic strip
Frame size
21 1/2" height X 24" width
Signed
"Whipple" at viewer's lower right in graphite
Date of creation
Circa 1965
Condition
Good not excellent, as likely there is discoloration underneath window mat
Provenance
Ji Bi
About The The Farm Sale

There is tension in this scene.  Notice the expressions on the men whose arms are crossed, leaning perhaps against the wall of a barn.  

 

About Barbara Whipple
(1920-1989) Prior to having earned her Master of Fine Arts at Temple University, Barbara Whipple studied at Swarthmore College (G.A;, 1943), Rochester Institute of Technology (B.S., 1956) and Tyler School.  She was a member of the Philadelphia Watercolor Club; the Philadelphia Art Alliance; the Philadelphia Print Club.

Her work is included in the permanent collections of the Newark, NJ Public Library; Elizabethtown, PA College and the Lancaster, PA Country Day School.  

Beyond her work as art art instructor in university and college settings, Whipple wrote an article addressing art for the child ages 6 to 9, as well as publications on artists such as Luigi Rist, William Sharer and Ford Ruthling.

The above information was taken from Who was Who in American Art 1564-1975
Cultures

USA, Women Artists

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