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West Texas Landscape depicts the artist Fern Thurston's West Texas surroundings. Thurston settled in El Paso in 1907. She studied under renowned Texas artists Xavier Gonzalez and Rolla Taylor and painted mostly florals and landscapes. The artist was an active member of the El Paso Art Guild and the El Paso Artists Association, taught art and china painting and was prominent among El Paso artists well into the 1950s.
Artist: Francis Fern Palmer Thurston (1870-1956)
Date: c. 1920
Medium: Oil on Canvas