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Landscape with Bluebonnets depicts a Texas field of bluebonnets, one of the artists specialties. Although she was born in Detroit, Michigan, Downie lived in San Antonio as a child and was an early member of the San Antonio Art League. After moving to Austin around 1904, she had a private studio known as the Bluebonnet Studio where she produced her favorite floral landscapes. She was also on the faculty of Stuart Female Seminary in Austin.
Artist: Janet Downie (1854-1944)
Date: c. 1905
Medium: Oil on Canvas