American painter, born Anna Giberson. A student of the impressionist painter William Merritt Chase. AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED by the American Painter INDIANA GYBERSON diagonally penned at the end of a letter by Fridolf Johnson requesting a sample of her handwriting. Over 50 words by the artist Indiana Gyberson diagonally penned at the end of a 1924 letter by Fridolf Johnson requesting a sample of her handwriting. Fridolf Johnson's 88-word letter is penned on both sides of a 10 inch high by 6-1/6 inch wide folded sheet.
Fridolf "Being a student at the Art Institute" of Chicago was also a "student of the reading of character from hand-writing" and asks for a sample of Gyberson's. Fridolf's letter, penned before he started emphasizing his middle name, is signed Lester F.
Responding 3 years later, Indiana Gyberson has penned her reply diagonally across the bottom of Fridolf's letter, a portion of her reply overlapping his signature. "It takes me 3 or 4 years to answer letters" she writes in this case to beg you not to analyze my handwriting - What I already know of myself is all that I can bear." As Fridolf had praised her work, she continues "But all this time I have been grateful to you for your compliments. " Signed "Indiana Gyberson" and dated "April something or other 1927. Folded twice for mailing, the letter is in fine condition together with Fridolf's original stamped self-addressed envelope with his pencil notations on the verso. The letter is also accompanied by 2 illustrations of Indiana Gyberson's paintings clipped from periodicals or catalogs. A student of the American Impressionist painter William Merritt Chase at the Shinnecock School of Art. Gyberson suffered an eye injury while living in Paris which forced her to change her style of painting. Living in New York, she showed at the Art Institute of Chicago and later moved to that city. Though she mostly painted exotic semi-nude women, she also painted portraits, still-lifes, and landscapes including a large landscape mural for the home of Julius Rosenwald. An illustrator and artist as well as a fine pressman Fridolf Johnson was an editor of American Artist Magazine until his retirement in the 1970's. As a graphic artist, he designed title panels for Hollywood movies and art & typography for advertising as well as dust jacket illustrations. He wrote and illustrated his own children's books in addition to other works. He also compiled and edited the Knopf book "Rockwell Kent: An Anthology of His Work". Fridolf went by his first name "Lester" until the early 1930's. I UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF THE ABOVE AUTOGRAPH! All items are guaranteed authentic and as described. Be sure to add me to your favorites list. Check out my other items. The item "American Painter INDIANA GYBERSON 1927 AUTOGRAPH NOTE on Fridolf Johnson Letter" is in sale since Wednesday, February 17, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Other Collectible Autographs". The seller is "siberiandogs" and is located in Cadyville, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.