Butterfly - Selma Burke
Butterfly
Description

Burke was a member of the Harlem Renaissance movement and focused her practice mainly on figurative sculpture. Selma Burke is an American sculptor whose work is readily seen by many in the United States. Burke is the artist who created the portrait of President Franklin D. Roosevelt that can be seen on the dime. In her print, Monarch, she depicts a red butterfly resting among a bed of blue flowers and green leaves.

Artist Bio

Sculptor, Selma Burke, from Mooresville, North Carolina, earned a BA from Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina, an MFA from Columbia University in New York, and a Ph.D. from Livingston College in Salisbury, North Carolina. Burke had so...

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Butterfly

Medium

Offset Lithograph

Date

March 6 1993

Dimensions

25.5" x 19.5"

Edition Size

100 prints in this edition

Printer

Robert "Bob" Franklin

Provenance:

Brandywine Workshop and Archives

Location

Philadelphia, PA