Lost Art Salon is a San Francisco-based gallery that specializes in the rediscovery of historically significant artists and the curation of fine art collections reflecting the major styles and movements of the Modern Era. Open to the public, the gallerys showroom offers over 5,000 paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and objects from the late 19th Century through the present, with a strong emphasis on 20th Century Modernism.
The work of Lillian Chapman (born Anna Lillian Gruver) was uncovered in Southern California. Notes within the portfolio tell us that these pieces were created between 1947 and 1975. She resided in the Pasadena area and studied with the important Danish / Californian artist Ejnar Hansen. She also traveled throughout the Southwest painting.
Chapman was born in Clermont, Iowa on September 16th, 1904 and passed away in Pasadena, CA on March 22nd, 1999. She was married to Charles Kenneth Chapman in Fayette, Iowa in 1923 and together they had one daughter, Wyvona Marie Chapman. Later in life, she marred George Wayne Harper and they had three children together.