This is one of my mother’s early pieces with a “family” subject. You can see tools and odds and ends, such as the currant jelly that the folks made, a stored onion trying to sprout, and Arthur’s 1930’s-style eyeglasses.
Sketches Charlotte used for an illustration assignment.
A little girl, with my grandfather, Arthur Sternberg.
A roadside sketch that might turn up as a painting later.
Many of these drawings were done with Wolff pencil on newsprint. It was a very soft, very black carbon pencil, less smeary than charcoal pencil. She also had a clay-coated paper she liked, back in the 40’s.