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.