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old paris on the quai—not for sale by maurice brazil prendergast

Maurice Brazil Prendergast

Old Paris on the Quai—NOT FOR SALE

Not for Sale

gliddon by walter richard sickert

Walter Richard Sickert

Gliddon

Price on Request

Tuesday, September 27, 2011Saturday, October 22, 2011


New York, NY USA

The exhibition will consist of 25 American, British , French, and Mexican works of art, most of which come from private collections and have not been seen for at least 40 years.

Featured is L’Avocat (Avocat plaidant), a remarkable watercolor and gouache by the celebrated Honoré Daumier (1808-1879).

British works include watercolors by such masters of the medium as Francis Towne (1739/40-1816); Peter de Wint (1784-1849); Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827); John Sell Cotman (1782 – 1842); David Cox (1783 – 1857); David Roberts (1796 – 1864); John Varley (1772 – 1842); and Cornelius Varley (1781- 1873).

Modern British art is represented by two extraordinary drawings by Walter Richard Sickert (1860 – 1942); a gouache by Gwen John (1876 – 1939); Helen Anrep in Duncan Grant’s Studio, a painting by Bloomsbury artist Vanessa Bell (1879 – 1961); and pottery by Quentin Bell (1910 – 1996).

Works by American artists include watercolors by Theodore Robinson (1852 – 1896); and the modernists Maurice Prendergast (1858-1924); Charles Prendergast (1863-1948); and John Marin (1870-1953); and paintings by William Glackens (1870 – 1938); and Albert York (1928 – 2009).

The Mexican artist Rufino Tamayo (1899 – 1991) is represented by the 1926 watercolor Two Children.