Helen S Barth (1920-2012)
Philadelphia artist, Helen Sophia Barth was born in 1920. She attended Kensington High School for Girls. She graduated from the University of Penn , Wharton School of Business (49). She received her art training at the Fleischer Art Memorial and held memberships in the Plastic Club in addition to Women in the Graphic Arts and Germantown Camera Club.
Over the years a number of her paintings have come up at auction. Our painting is her interpretation of “Motif #1” perhaps one of the most painted scenes along the Mass . North Shore.
Sources : Univers of Penn Gazette, Nov. 2012 , Philadelphia Inquirer Jan. 2012, www.wetzelandson.com