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Rebecca Salsbury James

Rebecca Salsbury James

Artist: Robert Gribbroek (1906 Rochester, New York - 1970 Taos, New Mexico)

Sitter: Rebecca Salsbury James (1891 London, England - 1968 Taos, New Mexico)

Department: Art
Date: 1930
Medium: graphite on paper
Dimensions:
20 1/4 x 17 3/4 in. (51.4 x 45.1 cm)
Classification: Drawings, Pastels & Watercolors
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, museum purchase, 1991 General Obligation Bonds
Object number: PC1993.17.1
DescriptionBust length view of a woman facing front full.
Not on view
Label Text:Gribbroek moved to New Mexico to study art at the UNM Field School in Taos and with Emil Bisttram at his Taos School of Art, and became one of the founding members of the Transcendental Painting Group which was dedicated to the power of non-representative images. However he spent most of his career in Southern California working on the animated films and shorts of Warner Brothers, and was credited on many Chuck Jones films through the 1960s.
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