This 1940s charcoal on paper drawing of a cat is by Chicago-based painter, photographer, and printmaker Barbara Lewis (1925-2008). Lewis studied at the Art Institute of Chicago (1943), University of Illinois at Chicago (1967-70), and the IIT Institute of Design (MFA in Printmaking, 1970-72). Through her mixed-media compositions, she explored Abstract Expressionism and Pop Art, often using imagery of Chicago and her travels to Europe and Northern Africa.
1940s Charcoal on Paper 6.25"x9.5" unframed
Estate stamped lower right. Good vintage condition, pinholes outside image area at top and bottom.