Anna S. Fisher (Fine Arts, Alumna and Faculty)

The White Roses, (Before 1922); Opaque watercolor, graphite, touches of pastel, and touches of transparent watercolor on cream, moderately thick, slightly textured wove paper mounted to wood pulp paperboard, 24 15/16 x 19 in. (63.3 x 48.3 cm).
Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Frank L. Babbott, 22.90

An accomplished watercolorist, Fisher established her reputation for still life with Japonisme-inflected works, such as The White Roses. Elected a member of the National Academy of Design in 1932, Fisher taught at Pratt Institute, her alma mater, for over 40 years.