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ROBERT GWATHMEY (1903-1988)
Boughs and Bags for Shade
signed 'gwathmey' (upper left); signed again 'gwathmey' (lower right); titled and inscribed 'Boughs and Bags for Shade/Mas. Walker' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
2214 x 1814 in. (56.5 x 46.4 cm.)
Painted circa 1945.
Provenance
ACA Gallery, New York
Merrill Berman, Scarsdale
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Literature
M. Kammen, Robert Gwathmey: The Life and Art of a Passionate Observer, Chapel Hill, 1999.
Exhibited
New York, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, American Identity: Figurative Painting and Sculpture, 1930-1945, May-July 2003.
New York, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, Heartland: The American Scene, May-August 2006.
New York, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, Truth & Beauty: Charles White and His Circle, September-November 2018, p. 4, 89 and 123 (illustrated).
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