(early 20th century)
Elizabeth Stevens Street was active/lived in New York. Elizabeth Street is known for landscape, genre, landscape.
Biography Elizabeth Street
The following, submitted by Sandi Brockway, references the WPA activity of Elizabeth Street.
Woodstock Impressionism grew out of the need of Depression-Era artists
living outside The City-- meaning New York -- many of whom were
enrolled in the WPA, to eke out a living painting
popular conceptual works dubbed Impressionism, which were sold during
the 1930's, 40's and 50's in various venues, mostly department stores,
at prices ranging from $1 to about $10, which
would work out to about $50-$350 in today's super-inflated economy.
Tiny 4" x 6" and slightly larger 8" x 10" paintings on cheap "student
board" or "canvasboard" -- canvas stretched on and glued to heavy
cardboard -- by Woodstock artists such as
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