Lot 128

Original The Pythonness Of Delphi By Jo-Ann Lowney

Estimate: $600 - $1,200

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Offered in this lot is The Pythonness Of Delphi by Jo-Ann Lowney (American, b. 1948). This is an original oil painting on linen. Jo-Ann Lowney was born in 1948 in New Bedford, Massachusetts. As a child she lived in Europe, spent her high school years in Miami and in her twenties moved to Portland, Maine where she attended the Main College of Art. She then studied five years with the National Academician, Frank Mason, at The Art Student's League of New York. Since 1986, they have made their home and studios at the East Side Art artist's community in Mesa, Arizona. In 1995 Jo-Ann Lowney was awarded the Visual Art Fellowship in Two Dimensional Media by the Arizona Commission on the Arts. In 1996 she was awarded an Artists in Residency Grant by the Arizona Commission on the Arts for the mural project, A History of Superstition Mountain. This original painting is titled The Pythonness Of Delphi. Pythia was the name of the high priestess of the Temple of Apollo at Delphi. She specifically served as its oracle and was known as the Oracle of Delphi. The painting shows a nude woman holding a serpent on a rug in a temple. This painting has light damage on the edges and some missing flakes of paint. The art canvas measures 36" x 19".