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centenarian Artist MARTHA WALTER â French Riviera 1920sâ Nice,France

centenarian Artist MARTHA WALTER “ French Riviera 1920s” Nice,France

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Directory: Fine Art: Paintings: Watercolor: Pre 1970: Item # 1441060

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“The French Riviera Nice Coast Line” Watercolor on French paper 11x14 inches,signed Martha Walter was best known as a painter of colorful beach scenes and landscapes. Influenced by the French impressionists during her travels abroad, these canvases were spontaneously executed with a palette of vivid colors. Walter was born in Philadelphia in 1875. She enrolled at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, where she studied under William Merritt Chase, who became her primary mentor. At his insistence, she entered a number of Academy student competitions and eventually won This work was done in the 1920s on a rare trip to the Riviera, and her time in Nice, the painting shows the coast line of knees at the time and usually her work was done in northern and southern Spain A remarkable Watercolor