Thorbjorg Eugenie Rostad (Norwegian/American, 20th Century)
Modernist Tabletop Still Life
Rostad was born in Oslo, Norway in 1902. She lived in Brooklyn, New York most of her life and exhibited in the Vendrome Gallery, the Grand Central Art Galleries and at the Women's International Exposition in New York. She studied at the Grand Central School of Art (founded by John Singer Sargent and others in 1922) under Eric Pape. She was also one of the founders of the Norwegian Arts And Crafts Club of Brooklyn. She died in 1973. Mrs. Rostad was active/lived in New York / Norway. She is known as a designer, painter and lecturer. )
From the Archives of the Brooklyn Museum:
September 16, 1935 The Brooklyn Museum will open an exhibition of oil paintings by living artists in the Gallery for Living Artists on Friday afternoon September 20 at three o’clock. The exhibition will include paintings by Virginia Berresford, Sterling Blazy, Louis Bosa, E. Bucbbolz, Alexander Dobkin, Werner Drewes, Thomas Eldred, Fred Gardner, Zoltan Hecht, Tekla Hoffman, Gerard Hordyk, Mary Hutchinson, Iskantor, Paul Kelpe, Virginia Lee Kiser, Emory Ludanyi, Charles Logasa, Julius Protas, Alice T. Roberts, Eugenie Rostad, Grace A. Treadwell, M.A. Tricca, Margit Varga, Owen S. White, Francy Wood.
Rostad also participated in the Brooklyn Society of Artists 27th Annual Exhibition in 1943.)
Painting: 17.75" x 23.75)
Frame: 24" x 30.5"