Nr 1939 Art Deco Painting / Listed African American Artist Benjamin Jorj Harris


 Nr 1939 Art Deco Painting / Listed African American Artist Benjamin Jorj Harris

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Nr 1939 Art Deco Painting / Listed African American Artist Benjamin Jorj Harris:
$48



anti-qs Store ccccccirca 1939 Art DecoooooooOUTSTANDING ORIGINAL BENJAMIN JORJ HARRIS WATERCOLORTHIS HAND PAINTED ROMANTIC PICTURE OF A YOUNG COUPLE

TAKING A RIDE IN THE BACK OF A WINE CARTHIS ARM AROUND HIS SWEETHEART IN BODY LANGUAGE

SHOWING THAT OF A BOYISH SHY PIGEON TOED MANSUPER AIR BRUSH TECHNIQUE AS WELL AS FINE PAINT BRUSH DETAILSTHE REVERSE OF THE BOARD STATES BY STAMP ''COPYRIGHT 1939 NEWMAN DECOR''WITH STOCK NUMBERS IN PENCILTHE NEWMAN COMPANY COMMISSIONED FINE ARTISTS FOR WORK THAT WOULD COMPLEMENT

THE UP-SCALE FURNISHINGS THEY SOLD TO DECORATE RITZY NEW YORK APARTMENTSMOST OF HIS WORK FOR NEWMAN WAS OF FLORAL ,THIS WAS EARLY AND SPECIAL.THE FRAME IS ORIGINAL AND IS WATERFALL BLONDE WOOD

IN THE STYLE OF THE HEYWOOD WAKEFIELD CO. FURNITUREWITH A 1 INCH WIDE FRAME:23 INCH BY 19 INCH
ALONE: 22 INCH BY 18 INCH NOW THE ARTIST:HIS NAME WAS BEN HARRIS.HE WAS FROM GEORGIA AND WAS RELATED TO JOEL CHANDLER HARRIS, THEAUTHOR OF ''UNCLE REMUS STORIES''.WHAT A TALENTED FAMILY !BEN WAS A SHEET MUSIC AND MAGAZINE ILLUSTRATION ARTIST WHO

WORKED WITH NORMAN ROCKWELL TOGETHER FOR COLLIERS MAGAZINEMOST KNOWN FOR HIS COVER WORK FOR ALL THE '' PORGY AND BESS''SHEET MUSIC, THE ORIGINAL SOLD AT sale FOR $5,500.00 AND THE HIGH buyer WASMICHAEL FEINSTEIN THE PIANIST AND SINGERHE AS WELL IS A PUBLISHED BOOK ILLUSTRATOR FOR THE BOOK''RIDING THE AIR'',AUTHOR JUDD SICLKELS

(I ADDED A FEW SNIPS OF THAT OTHER WORK TO A PHOTO IN THIS LISTING)

YEARS AGO I FOUND THIS IN THE ESTATE OF A RETIRED LADY ARTISTWHO LIVED AND WORKED IN NEW YORK CITYTHE MORE YOU LOOK AT THIS ART DECO PAINTING THE MORE YOU LOVE IT

SO THANK YOU FOR LOOKINGANY ? PLEASE ASKANTI-QS

Nr 1939 Art Deco Painting / Listed African American Artist Benjamin Jorj Harris:
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