Tosca Olinsky, American painter, 1909-1984

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    Description: Tosca Barteau Olinsky, the daughter of painter Ivan Olinsky, was born in Florence, Italy. She was both an active painter and teacher at the school at the Old Lyme Artists Colony. Olinsky painted using principals of modern art such as Cubism and Precisionism, with restrained, decorative subject matter, often choosing to paint still lifes.

    Creator/Photographer: Peter A. Juley & Son

    Medium: Black and white photographic print

    Dimensions: 8 in x 10 in

    Culture: American

    Persistent URL: photography.si.edu/SearchImage.aspx?id=5833

    Repository: Smithsonian American Art Museum, Photograph Archives

    Collection: Peter A. Juley & Son Collection - The Peter A. Juley & Son Collection is comprised of 127,000 black-and-white photographic negatives documenting the works of more than 11,000 American artists. Throughout its long history, from 1896 to 1975, the Juley firm served as the largest and most respected fine arts photography firm in New York. The Juley Collection, acquired by the Smithsonian American Art Museum in 1975, constitutes a unique visual record of American art sometimes providing the only photographic documentation of altered, damaged, or lost works. Included in the collection are over 4,700 photographic portraits of artists.

    Accession number: J0115443

    Sam自在, irene grazi, Wayne Tirone, and 41 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. freeparking :-| 71 months ago | reply

      That'd be super cool if someone could find a color photo of that painting. I can't find it on the internet doing a quick search of her work.

    2. Uriolus 67 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Painters in the Studio, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    3. rosewithoutathorn84 66 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Historic Heroines, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    4. JHurstART 66 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Artists At Work--Images of Visual Artists At Work, Post Photos, , and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    5. ombre7 32 months ago | reply

      very nostalgique ,

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