Hobson Pittman (pa/Nc, 1899-1972), Musical Chairs
Hobson Pittman (PA/NC, 1899-1972), Musical Chairs
oil on canvas, signed at lower left, the verso retaining a Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts paper label inscribed by Pittman and listing his address at 560 New Gulph Road in Bryn Mawr. The painting is presented in a House of Heydenryk hand-carved frame, specified by Hobson Pittman and framed by Theodor Siegel, Conservator and Technical Advisor at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 1963.
SS 18 x 20 in.; DOA 25.25 x 27.25 in.
Accompanied by Ms. Boykin's correspondence regarding her purchase of this painting in 1998. "Musical Chairs" was illustrated on page 41 in The Poet's Palette: Selected Works by Hobson Pittman by Meade B. Horne, published in 1999 by the Blount-Bridgers House, Hobson Pittman Memorial Gallery Foundation Inc., Tarboro, NC. A copy of this book is included with the lot.
No apparent condition concerns.