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W. Glen Davis Ink Line Drawing of Seated Figure

Item Details

W. Glen Davis (Western Pennsylvania, 20th century)
Untitled (figure)
Ink and graphite on paper
Signed to lower right

Provenance
From the collection of P.J. McArdle.

W. Glen Davis was an original member of the modern art Outlines Gallery in downtown Pittsburgh, which was started by Betty Rockwell in 1941. In addition, he was a member of the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, and a founding member of the Art and Crafts Center, Society of Sculptors and the Abstract Group. During the 1940s, he studied with Amédée Ozenfant (French, 1886-1966) – founder of the Purist Movement and the Ozenfant School of Fine Arts in New York. Davis’ work was also exhibited at the first post-war survey of Abstract and Surrealist American art held at the Art Institute of Chicago in the winter of 1947-8.

Condition

- toning to sheet; minor creasing to upper right corner; light scattered accretion.

Dimensions

25.0" W x 19.0" H x 0.1" D

Item #

ITMG384413

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