Warren and Julie Payne


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Pink roses


oil on board

unsigned, but documented

7¾ x 16

9¼ x 17¾, frame



Nellie Schanzenbacher (1866-1961)

Nellie Schanzenbacher studied with William Merritt Chase and Robert Henri at the Art Students League in New York. A Louisville native, "Miss Nellie" was active in the local art scene from the 1920s to the 1940s. She lived at 1016 S. Jackson St. and listed herself as a professional artist in the city directory from 1901 to 1927. She appears in the catalogs from the following shows: the Louisville Art Association exhibitions at the Speed Art Museum in 1930 and 1931 and the No-Jury Exhibition of Fine and Practical Arts by Louisville Artists at the Speed in 1933 and 1936. She showed a painting called Roses in the 1933 exhibition.

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