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GALLERY SELECTIONS II                          JANUARY 17 - FEBRUARY 28, 2015​
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

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

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

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 photograph on printing-out paper with gold chloride toning from glass plate negative
4 x 3 inches
Executed between 1885-1919
DLA-5106
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
This sculpture may also be seen in Duncan Grant's Still Life with Plaster Torso (illus. in color as pl. 30 in Simon Watney, The Art of Duncan Grant 
[John Murray Ltd, London, 1990]). It was later broken by Quentin Bell's son Julian; it was then retrieved by Duncan Grant, who converted it to a planter for hydrangeas. It now stands in the sheltered area known as the Piazza.
DLA-6002

AMERICAN (20th Century)
Ice Fishing Decoy: Ladybug
Painted wood and metal, 4 inches (length)
DLA-6014

WALTER RICHARD SICKERT (1860 – 1942)
Gliddon
Bistre ink and brush on paper, 11 1/4 x 7 7/8 inches [sight]
Signed (at lower left): W. Sickert; inscribed (at lower right): Gliddon
Probably executed about 1922 - 1924
​DLA-5594

The exhibition will consist of 45 British, American, and contemporary works of art. 

The American works include a painting by Ernest Lawson (1873 – 1939) and a drawing by George Luks (1867 – 1933), both members of The Eight; watercolors by Ashcan artists Ethel Myers (1881 – 1960) and Jerome Myers (1867- 1940); vintage photomicrographs by Wilson (“Snowflake”) Bentley (1865 – 1931); and works on paper by American modernists Elie Nadelman (1882 – 1946); Mark Tobey (1890 – 1976); and Charles Prendergast (1863 – 1948).

Contemporary American works include two paintings by Robert Kulicke (1924 – 2007); a watercolor by David Levine (1926 – 2009); an oil by John Heliker (1909 – 2000); and two paintings, one of them from the Mellon collection, by Lennart Anderson (born 1928).

Among the early 19th century British watercolors exhibited are those by Richard (“Mad”) Dadd (1817 – 1886); Edward Lear (1812 – 1888); John Varley (1778 – 1842); Cornelius Varley (1781 – 1873); and Peter De Wint (1784 – 1849).

20th century British Bloomsbury works include paintings by Vanessa Bell (1879 – 1961); works on paper by Duncan Grant (1885 – 1978); Roger Fry (1866 – 1934); and Dora Carrington (1893 – 1932). British modernism is represented by a drawing by Walter Richard Sickert (1860 – 1942); vintage photographs by Charles Jones (1866 – 1959); and watercolors by Gwen John (1876 -1939). 

Objects on display include 20th century American carved ice fishing decoys; and a 19th century French lay figure.

ROBERT M. KULICKE (1924 – 2007)
Multicolored Tulips in Grey Vase on Black Background
Oil on silk mounted on cardboard, 8 15/16 x 9 13/16 inches (sight)
Signed, dated, and inscribed (at top center): Kulicke 62
Painted in 1962
This work is in a metal frame made by the artist.
Private Collection
FRENCH 
Lay Figure
Wood and metal, 19 inches (height)
Mark on back: MAQUETTE FRANCAISE/ [illeg]/ SUR ARMATURE ARTICULEE
Executed about 1880
DLA-5977

GWEN JOHN (1876-1939)
House, Meudon
Gouache on paper, 3 3/4 x 5 inches
Stamped (on back): Gwen John [estate stamp]
Probably executed in the early 1930s
DLA-5349

JOHN HELIKER (1909-2000)
Still Life with Flowers and Fruit
Oil on linen, 17 x 16 inches
Painted circa 1989
DLA-5746

JOHN VARLEY (1778 – 1842)
View of St Mary, Redcliffe
Watercolor, pencil, and pen and grey-blue ink on paper, 
6 1/16 x 4 3/4 inches [sight]
Probably executed about 1828 - 1830
DLA-5598
LENNART ANDERSON (born 1928)
Nude Balanced
Oil on canvas, 24 x 21 1/8 inches
Signed (at lower right): LA
Painted about 1960 - 1961
DLA-5408

DAVID LEVINE (1926 – 2009)
Line Up, Coney Island
Watercolor and charcoal on paper, 13 11/16 x 18 3/4 inches [sight]
Signed and dated (at lower right): David Levine 1962
Executed in 1962
DLA-5676
WILSON A. BENTLEY (1865 – 1931)
Snowflake
Vintage photomicrograph on printing-out paper with gold chloride toning from glass plate negative, 
3 5/8 x 3 1/16 inches
Executed between 1885 - 1919
DLA-5130

LENNART ANDERSON (born 1928)
Landscape with Corner of Building
Oil on canvas, 10 x 12 7/8 inches
Signed (at lower right, in pen): Anderson
DLA-6019​
MARK TOBEY (1890 – 1976)
Untitled 
Monotype: gouache on paper, 6 5/8 x 4 3/4 inches [sight]
Signed, dated, and inscribed (in ballpoint pen, at lower left): For John/ Basle June 24-66; (at lower right): Tobey 64
Executed in 1964
DLA-3816

QUENTIN BELL (1910-1996) 
Plate: Blue Sun
Fired, painted, and glazed clay, 7 3/4 inches (diameter)
Signed (on the back): B
DLA-6022