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Charcoal Painting by Frances Zuirk or Frances Quirk

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Posted 3 years ago

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Stellajames
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This is beautiful and beautifully framed charcoal done in 1953. It is signed either Frances Zuirk or Frances Quirk. I believe it is Zuirk but not certain. These photo's do not do it justice as the colors are so much richer. I purchased this in Spokane, Wa. Spokane was during and just after WWII a military town which means it may or may not have been painted there.
I know nothing about this piece of art work accept that it is stunning.
Any information would be appreciated. This is truly a post war piece of art.
I am thrilled with this painting because it is like looking into the eyes of the past. It makes me think of Ann Frank.

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  1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
    Is this him?
    Very good pastel portrait.
    Francis Quirk.
    http://www.askart.com/AskART/artists/search/ArtistKeywords.aspx?searchtype=KEYWORDS&artist=10043754
  2. Stellajames, 3 years ago
    Thank you vetraio50. It sure could be the same person. The time frames are correct and there are lots of detail in both.
  3. Stellajames, 3 years ago
    vetraio50 you indeed solved the mystery. I had it confirmed by an auction house that just sold another of his works. Thank you so much.

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