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Elizabeth Hunt Barrett Sweet Briar College Painting

Circa 1930

Oil on artist’s board

11″ x 15 1/4″ sight, 12 3/4″ x 17″ OA

A fall bird’s eye view with the Blue Ridge Mountains in the background, signed “E Hunt Barrett” lower right. Housed in a modern frame.  Born in Bedford Station, New York, artist Elizabeth Hunt Barrett studied in Europe and exhibited in New York, Philadelphia, and Chicago. She moved with her husband around 1915 to the Amherst, VA area across from Sweet Briar College where she regularly exhibited her art and gave painting lessons.

Excellent condition

Provenance: From a Lynchburg, VA private collection.

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