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Mid-century to Modern Art & Design

Tue, Mar 26, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 167

Evelyn Gathings "Tobias" Nude Painting

Estimate: $400 - $800

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Evelyn Gathings (American, 1927-2010). Oil on canvas painting titled "Tobias" depicting a nude boy leading a large dog against an amorphous brown background. Signed along the lower edge. With a label from Challis Galleries, Laguna Beach, California affixed to the verso. Gathings is most well-known as a children's book illustrator, creating illustrations of children and cats in Victorian dress.
Unframed; height: 48 in x width: 48 in. Framed; height: 49 3/4 in x width: 49 3/4 in x depth: 2 in.

Condition

The colors are bold and deep and the surface is stable. There are several scuffs to the surface throughout, mainly along the lower half. There is a small dent to the surface of the canvas along the lower right corner. Some wear to the edges. The edges of the canvas have been lined with black tape which has peeled up in places. Light wear to the frame.

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