Lot 252

Charles Jay Taylor painting Sandy Creek near Pittsburgh

Estimate: $400 - $700

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Taylor, Charles Jay (American/Western PA, 1855-1929), Sandy Creek, 1920, oil on artist board, signed and dated lower left, 9.5 x 11 inches, in a gilt wood frame with corncob motif 17 x 19 inches. A rare early view of Western PA Village of Sandy Creek (currently Verona, PA). Charles Jay Taylor was born in New York in 1855. He studied law at Columbia University, then art at the Art Students League, the National Academy of Design (with Eastman Johnson) and City College of New York, as well as in London and Paris. He contributed illustrations to the New York's Daily Graphic and magazines like Harpers, Puck and Punch. His book 'Taylor Girls' gained him international acclaim. In 1911, he became an art professor at Carnegie Tech in Pittsburgh where his paintings were exhibited at JJ Gillespie Gallery. This painting comes with an old Gillespie tag on the back with the partial title and date handwritten on it.

Condition

In good condition with a thin layer of surface dust. Merchandise will be packed and transported by the purchaser at their own risk and expense. A list of recommended shippers is on our website: https://www.conceptgallery.com/auctions/shipping/ .

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