Lot 357

Ray Ellis Smell of the Marsh Watercolor Ptg

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Ellis, Ray George (American, 1921-2013), Smell of the Marsh, 1979, watercolor on paper, signed lower right, 10 x 21 inches, matted and framed 18 x 29 inches. Provenance: Tatler Gallery, Hilton Head, SC. Ellis was born in Philadelphia and attended the famed Philadelphia Museum School of Art. His first one-man show was held in 1947 at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. In 2004, the Telfair Museum of Art in Savannah, Georgia honored the depth and breadth of Ellis' career with a major traveling exhibition titled Ray Ellis in Retrospect: A Painter's Journey. He was subsequently awarded the Salmagundi Club's Medal of Honor for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts. In 2013, Ellis collaborated with CK Wolfson on Painting a Life: Ray Ellis An Artist Seen Through His Work. The biography was published posthumously in 2014. Ellis is represented in fine galleries across the country. His works have been exhibited in U.S. Embassies in Geneva, Vienna and London. Ray Ellis paintings are in the permanent collections of the White House, museums across the country and private collections worldwide.


In seemingly good condition, unexamined outside of the frame. 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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