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Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 10:00 AM CDT

Tradition & Innovation

Sale 5000 Lot 4

Ida Josephine Burgess
(American, 1855-1934)
A Song of Spring, 1891
oil on canvas
signed and dated lower left
33 1/2" x 70"

Literature:
The House Beautiful, v. 5, December 1898, pp. 261 (illustrated) and 264.

Catalog Note:
Ida Josephine Burgess created the mural decorations for the Women's Reception Room of the Illinois State Building at the World's Columbian Exposition, held in Chicago in 1893. A Song of Spring was designed for a mantelpiece and was likely included in the exposition.

Estimate $6,000-8,000

Sold for $9,375