Seller: mbalwan (3,521) 100%, Location: Burlington, Massachusetts, Ships to: US, Item: 163560184404 A Large, Beautiful Charcoal Drawing of a Portrait of a Young Black Woman on Special Paper. Dated: Jan. 30, 1937. A truly large beautiful charcoal drawing of a young black girl on speckled paper. At the top left hand corner of the sheet of paper is embossed with “Strathmore Artist” with their logo of thistles. Size: 19 x 25 inches. In very good condition. The history of Strathmore Paper Company began on St. Patrick's Day in 1892 when its founder, Horace Moses, opened the Mittineague paper mill in West Springfield, MA. Soon after opening the first mill, Mr. Moses visited the Valley of Strathmore in Scotland. He was impressed so much that he started using the name and the thistle as a symbol of high quality art and. The Strathmore brand name began to appear on fine art papers in 1899, first with Charcoal and soon after with Bristol. The Strathmore brand quickly became known as one of the highest quality art papers used by many leading artists around the world. Strathmore has kept this reputation as a supplier of fine art paper for over a century. Today, we continue to provide artists of all levels with the ideal surface for producing beautiful works of art. Throughout the years, leading artists such as Norman Rockwell, Andrew Wyeth and today's Heather Rooney have appeared in testimonial ads for Strathmore. To read the history of Strathmore Paper, please go to https://www.strathmoreartist.com/about.html Horace Moses Bids by buyers with 0 feedback will not be accepted. Buyer may return any item for any reason within one week of receipt, if not satisfied. International shipping costs will depend on the buyer's preference. Insurance on all shipments is an additional charge and depends on the amount of insurance desired.