Original Drawing Signed of the layout of the "(Hans) Hofmann School of Fine Arts" where Blaine studied art in New York. She accomplished the sketch with pen and ink on verso of a blank page of her stationery and signed with her initials, "NB." The drawing measures 7 x 6 inches and floats on a dark gray mat overlaid with a white mat and framed in black satin finished wood, matted and framed in museum quality materials, framed in 5/8/inch black satin wood. Frame measures 14 3/4 x 13 3/4.
Blaine studied with the artists Hans Hofmann and Stanley William Hayter. She was a founding member of the Jane Street Gallery in New York City, an early artists' cooperative, and had her first solo show there in 1945. Her trip to Paris with Larry Rivers in 1950, significantly influenced the development of her bright painting style for which she is recognized.