Emma Payne Erskine
33.5 x 24.5 inches (L x W)
An exceptional piece done by (Emma) Payne Erskine Original Pastel circa 1900. Payne Erskine (1854-1924) was influenced by the events of the Civil War and the aftermath. She was well known as a writer and all of her other pieces are either in the Original Families Ownership or in Museums. None of the family had ever seen this piece. Her father was very instrumental in the Chicago Art Institute. This piece has been professionally restored, beautiful framing, and Museum Glass.