This 1940-60s watercolor on paper drawing of a crane 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.
Watercolor on Paper
Alternate image on back.
Signed lower right. Good vintage condition, minor thumbprint stain on the right.