Lot 233: Ruth Dawes Wilcox Oil on Canvas - Ship at Sea
22 October 2016
Knoxville , TN, USALive Auction
Description: Ruth Dawes Wilcox (American, 1908 - 1989) oil on canvas depicting a ship at sea. Signed and dated lower left "R D Wilcox, 1940". Housed in a gilt and painted wooden frame. Sight - 23-1/2" H x 17-1/2" W. Framed - 26-3/4" H x 20-3/4" W. Biography (courtesy of Askart, The Artists Blue Book) Ruth Wilcox was born in New York City and was married to Ray Wilcox. She was primarily a painter and a commercial artist but was also known as a crafts person. She was a member of the American Artists Professional League and National Association of Women Artists and studied at Art Students League, New York School of Fine & Applied Art, Pennsylvania Academy and Academie Julian in Paris. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)
Condition Report: Two approximate 1" areas of rubbing to the canvas, mid left and mid right margins. Some minor paint residue in sky area.