Ruth Burgess  watercolor of Stacked Books

Watercolor Two Stacked Books March 2, 1894

Ruth Burgess sketchbook

Letterbound sketchbook 

Ruth Burgess crayon sketch of woman seated in chair

An 1898 sketch

Ruth Burgess study sketch of woman with a mandolin

A study sketch in pencil

Ruth Payne Jewett Burgess was born in Montpelier, Vermont in 1865. She studied in New England, Germany and Italy, exploring and developing her artistic talent. Her works include landscapes, stills, and portraiture. She is particularly noted for her works in watercolor and oil.