Single sheet (9-1/2 x 8-5/8 inches), original ink and watercolor illustration signed “Lietta.” Also signed on mount, matted, glazed and framed. Very good.
§ A sweet rendering of the four Marsh girls by Southern California artist Helen Lietta Dowd. "Born in Buffalo, NY on May 20, 1908. Dowd was educated in the public schools of Pasadena and studied art at the Chouinard School. During the 1930s she exhibited extensively in southern California and NYC, taught art, and designed wallpapers and ceramics. She died in Pasadena on Feb. 25, 1982" (Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940). This work was part of the collections of Kendra and Allen Daniel auctioned at Sotheby's in 2011. Item #105108