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Betty Sabo, Julia Resting

On view in the West Garden

sculpture garden 2020

Betty Sabo
1928 Kansas City, Missouri – 2016 Albuquerque, New Mexico
Julia Resting
Albuquerque Museum, museum purchase, 1993 General Obligation Bonds 

Julia Resting is a portrait of Julia Seligman, a friend of the artist, Betty Sabo. Sabo carefully rendered Julia’s elaborate jewelry, purse overflowing with papers, and pensive expression, showing her style and personality. Seligman was involved in community service throughout the Albuquerque community including over thirty years volunteering at Albuquerque Museum. Her loyalty and tireless efforts on behalf of the museum won her deep respect and Sabo relished the opportunity to depict Julia in a pose she was not often seen in—resting.

 Family Fun Activity

Download a coloring page of this work of art.