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WAS NOT SOLD, auction date was 2007 Nov 28 @ 20:00UTC-5 : EST/CDT
Peggy Reimel Abrams, also known as Peggy Abrams, grew up in a farming community in Michigan, where she began sketching at a very young age. Her mother insists that Peggy was born with a pencil in her hand instead of a rattle. With love supplementing money, Peggy's family provided her with any means possible to nurture her artistic talents. "My mother would save old wallpaper and Shredded Wheat boxes for me to draw on." Peggy also added that her family didn't always have indoor plumbing, so she painted the outhouse making it "the best looking outhouse you've ever seen." As a young girl, Peggy was inspired by old-fashioned dolls, lace, and large hats; essential accessories of the stylish Victorian era which always fascinated her. Today, Peggy is famous for her Victorian Santas and flower arrangements, in addition to her gardening images and her extensive line of Christmas images. Peggy and her husband Joel, who still reside in Michigan, enjoy the company of their three children and two grandchildren, who sometimes serve as inspiration for her next project.
This lovely print, made from a charming watercolor done by the talented Peggy Reimel Abrams, is a rare find indeed. The Victorian era with which Peggy was so enamored, is clearly and exquisitely demonstrated here in the form of a female reclining comfortably on a grey cushioned settee. A modish hat of large proportions, which is elegantly trimmed with lace, feathers, flowers, and ribbon, sits gracefully on the woman?s head and ...
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Title:"Victorian Portrait" by Peggy Reimel Abrams -
Location:Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230, USA