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The Bag Lady

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The Bag Lady


Elizabeth Layton

American, 1909 - 1993

Pencil and crayon on paper
30 × 22 in. (76.2 × 55.9 cm)
Gift of the Lawrence Art Center
Provenance: The artist; bequeathed from the estate of the artist to Don Lambert, Kansas City, Missouri, 1993; gifted by Don Lambert to the Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence, Kansas
Not currently on view


Published ReferencesLambert, Don. The Life and Art of Elizabeth “Grandma” Layton. Waco, Tex.: WRS Publishing, 1995. Reproduced p. 108.

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