Beth Van Hoesen's Bouquet with Iris, 1988. Puzzle measures 20" x 25" when complete. Released August 2009.
Artist Beth Van Hoesen was born in 1926 in Boise, Idaho After graduating from Stanford University she studied at the San Francisco Art Institute with figurative painter David Park, who inspired her to pursue the expressive realism she displays in her work. An acknowledged master of printmaking techniques, Van Hoesen is accomplished in other media as well. Her work has been exhibited worldwide and is represented in the collections of many major museums, including the Brooklyn Museum; the Chicago Art Institute; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena; the Portland Art Museum, Oregon; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
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