Peacock in Garden by Jessie Arms Botke

Peacock in Garden by Jessie Arms Botke

Peacock in Garden

Jessie Arms Botke

Title

Peacock in Garden

 
Artist
Year
c. 1925  
Technique
gouache on board 
Image Size
5 7/16 x 10" image 
Signature
signed in pigment in lower right image 
Edition Size
1 of 1 unique 
Annotations
 
Reference
 
Paper
illustration board 
State
 
Publisher
 
Inventory ID
CAAL155 
Price
$4,500.00 
Description

Jessie Arms Botke started her career as an artist in New York in 1911, working as a designer for Herter Looms. She stated: "Everybody was let loose to do the thing he loved best and my forte was birds. That's where I got the flair." She continued on with a long career as a painter, primarilly of birds - peacocks, cockatoos, parrots, pheasents, etc.

Her work had a decorative edge and often included lush vegetation and garden settings, such as this small but intricate gouache of a peacock, done around 1925.