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2nd Annual Minnesota Art and History

Wed, May 17, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 416

Large Birney Quick "Irish Myth" Oil Painting

Estimate: $300 - $600

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Birney Quick (American, 1912-1981). Oil on canvas painting titled "Irish Myth" depicting a mythical theme with two figures looking upward where the mysterious magical scene is happening. Signed along the lower left.

Provenance: Distinguished corporate collection, Minnesota.

Birney Quick was one of Minnesota’s renowned artists of the 20th century, positively impacting countless people over the years as both a teacher and an accomplished fine artist. Born in 1912 in Proctor, Minnesota, he grew up in Duluth. Birney Quick is known for both easel and mural paintings, illustrations, and ink drawings. In 1947, as part of the Minneapolis School of Art’s summer program, Birney Quick and Byron Bradley started the Grand Marais Outdoor School of Painting, which in 1956, became the Grand Marais Art Colony, with Quick and Bradley as sole owners. In 1975, Quick was named an Outstanding Educator of America.

Sight; height: 80 1/2 in x width: 61 1/2 in. Framed; height: 83 in x width: 64 in.


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