Prominent Bay Area Artist and Collector Esther Fuller Monotype 1950s

Prominent Bay Area Artist and Collector Esther Fuller Monotype 1950s

600.00

Esther Torosian Fuller
Female Nude
1950s
Monotype on illustration board
15"x20" unframed
Exhibition label on reverse From San Francisco Museum of Art

Very Good Condition- minor wear consistent with age and history

Esther Torosian Fuller (November 5, 1902-October 10,1980), also known as Esther Fenner Fuller, was an accomplished Armenian-American painter, ceramic artist, and a well-known patron of the arts in Oakland, California, particularly of the Oakland Art Museum. She served on the Oakland Library and Museum Commision for six years from 1957 to 1963. 

Born Rhode Island: studied Mills College, also with Max Beckman, Marsh and Kumyoshi; member of San Francisco An Association, San Francisco Women Artists, Mills College Ceramic Guild; awards: San Francisco Museum, Syracuse Museum also
exhibited at De Young Museum and Metropolitan Museum.

Fuller was a prominent figure in the art community in the San Francisco Bay Area, and a driving force behind the formation of the Oakland Museum of California.

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