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GALLERY SELECTIONS                   OCTOBER 25 - DECEMBER 20, 2014

DORA CARRINGTON (1893-1932)
The Road Signs
Watercolor and pencil on paper, 10 7/8 x 11 1/8 inches
Inscribed (on road signs): BANS/ WILTS.ST/ DUNBRY LANE/ MILTONSHILL
Executed about 1901
DLA-4925

JEROME MYERS (1867-1940)
At a Harlem Theater
Watercolor and crayon on paper, 8 3/8 x 10 5/8 inches (sight)
Signed (at lower right): Jerome Myers (41)
DLA-5959

ROBERT KULICKE (1924 – 2007)
Pear Jewel
Cloisonné enamel set in 22-karat gold with 
sterling silver back, 1 1/2 inches diameter (excluding bail)
Probably executed between 1977 and 1980
Private Collection


ROGER FRY (1866-1934)
Andre Gide Playing the Virginals
Pen and ink on paper, 9 5/8 X 13 3/4 inches
Executed in 1918
DLA-6004

ETHEL MYERS (1881-1960) 
Sad Looking Woman in Feathered Hat
Watercolor and pencil on paper, 
5 3/8 x 3 inches (sight)
Signed (at lower left, in pencil): Ethel Myers
Executed about 1915
Private Collection
DUNCAN GRANT (1885-1978)
Self Portrait with Still Life
Pencil on paper, 10 7/16 x 7 7/16 inches (sight)
Executed probably about 1914
DLA-5917

ELIE NADELMAN (1882-1946)
Seated Circus Performer
Terra Cotta, 7 x 3 x 2 inches (statue); 
1 1/2 x 3 1/2 x2 3/4 inches (marble base)
Signed (on the back, in paint): EN; 
Executed probably about 1940
Private Collection

EARNEST LAWSON (1873-1939)
Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia
Oil on canvas mounted on board, 16 1/4 x 20 1/4 inches 
Signed (at lower right): E LAWSON; Signed and inscribed (on the back): E Lawson/ 119 E 19 St/ NY 
Probably executed in 1924
DLA-5963

DUNCAN GRANT (1885 – 1978)
Abstract Design
Pastel on paper, 8 x 11 inches
Signed (at lower right): d.G.
Executed about 1972
DLA-295-32

ROBERT M. KULICKE (1924-2007) 
Single Red-Green Tomato 
Oil on gessoed masonite, 6 x 5 1/16 inches (sight)
Signed and dated (at bottom center, in pencil): Kulicke 84;
Painted in 1984
Private Collection
ALBERT YORK (1928-2009)
Landscape with Woman under Umbrella and Dog
Watercolor on paper, 10 15/16 x 8 7/8 inches
Executed about 1969
Private Collection

FRENCH
Lay Figure
Wood and metal; stand metal, 19 inches (height)
Mark on back: MAQUETTE FRANCAISE/ [illeg]/ SUR ARMATURE ARTICULEE
Executed about 1880
DLA-5976

VANESSA BELL (1879 - 1961)
The Statue Reflected in the Pond, Charleston
Oil on canvas, 20 x 14 inches 
Signed, dated, and inscribed (on the back): VB/ Charleston/ 1953? 
Stamped (on the stretcher): (VB) [estate stamp]
Painted probably in 1953
Private Collection
SIR WILLIAM ORPEN, (1878 – 1931)
Lady with a Flower 
Charcoal and red chalk on paper, 12 x 16 3/4 inches (sight)
Signed (at lower left, in pencil): Orpen
Executed about 1897 - 1900
DLA-6008

VANESSA BELL (1879-1961)
Siena
Oil and gouache on board, 13 1/2 x 19 1/4 inches 
Estate stamp on back
Painted in 1912 or 1913
Private Collection

FRENCH 
Lay Figure
Wood, 20 1/2 inches (height)
Executed about 1880
DLA-5975

CHARLES JONES (1866-1959)
Pea Gardens
Vintage gold-toned gelatin silver print, 6 x 4 3/16 inches
Probably executed about 1895-1910
DLA-5802
WILSON A. BENTLEY (1865-1931)
Windowpane Frost
Vintage photomicrograph on printing-out paper with gold chloride toning from glass plate negative, 
3 3/4 x 3 inches
Executed between 1885-1919
Private Collection
VANESSA BELL (1879-1961)
The Garden at Charleston; Small Pond with Classical Torso 
Oil on wood panel, 15 15/16 x 12 inches
Signed and inscribed (on back, in ball point pen); 
V Bell/Charleston/Garden
Probably executed about 1940
DLA-6002

AMERICAN
Ice Fishing Decoy: Daffy Duck
Painted wood, metal, and glass, 7 1/16 x 1 9/16 inches
Probably executed in the early 20th century
Private Collection
BILL TRAYLOR (1854 – 1949)
Man Seated Smoking
Pencil on cardboard, 13 1/16 x 6 15/16 inches (irreg.)
DLA-1247

DUNCAN GRANT (1885-1978)
Angelica at the Piano, Charleston
Charcoal on paper, 30 3/4 x 22 1/2 inches 
Inscribed (at lower right): fixed
Executed about 1940
DLA-6007
         
GWEN JOHN (1876 – 1939)
Woman in Railway Carriage
Watercolor and pencil on paper, 5 7/16 x 3 13/16 inches [sight]
Stamped (at lower right): Gwen John [estate stamp]
Probably executed during the late 1920s – early 1930s
Private Collection

The exhibition will consist of about 30 works of art. Among the American pieces are a painting by Ernest Lawson (1873 – 1939) member of The Eight; watercolors by Ashcan School-associated artists Ethel Myers (1881 – 1960) and Jerome Myers (1867 – 1940); a terra cotta sculpture Seated Circus Performer by Elie Nadelman (1882 – 1946); a photograph of a windowpane frost by Wilson A. ("Snowflake") Bentley (1865 -1931); and Man Seated Smoking, a drawing by the universally esteemed self-taught artist Bill Traylor (1854 -1949).

Contemporary American works include a painting and a cloisonné pear jewel by Robert M. Kulicke (1924 - 2007) and a watercolor by Albert York (1928 – 2009), executed about 1969, which has never before been exhibited. 

The British Bloomsbury School is represented by the paintings of Vanessa Bell (1879 – 1961); works on paper by Duncan Grant (1885 – 1978) and Roger Fry (1866 -1934); and a watercolor by Dora Carrington (1893 -1932). Among the British modernists are Gwen John (1876 –1939) and the photographer Charles Jones (1866 -1959), known for his stunning images of vegetables and flowers which he cultivated personally.

Objects on display include a 20th century hand-carved Ice Fishing Decoy and two 19th century French Lay Figures.