BILL TRAYLOR (CIRCA 1853-1949)
BILL TRAYLOR (CIRCA 1853-1949)
BILL TRAYLOR (CIRCA 1853-1949)
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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF WILLIAM A. FAGALY, SOLD TO BENEFIT PROSPECT NEW ORLEANS
BILL TRAYLOR (CIRCA 1853-1949)

Self Portrait Striding, circa 1939- 1942

Details
BILL TRAYLOR (CIRCA 1853-1949)
Self Portrait Striding, circa 1939- 1942
bears Charles Shannon label E-65 Single Figures Animated on reverse
green pencil on repurposed Blony box
11 1⁄4 x 8 3⁄8 in.
Provenance
Gasperi Folk Art Gallery, New Orleans
Acquired from the above, 1983
Literature
Stephen and Suzan Courtney Faircloth, Enisled Visions: The Southern Non-Traditional Folk Artist (Mobile, Alabama, 1987), cat. no. 81.
Exhibited
New Orleans, Fine Art Gallery, University of New Orleans, Southern Folk Images, 1 April- 24 April 1984; Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University 8 June - 28 June 1984; Memphis, Brooks Museum of Art 7 July- 19 August 1984.
Mobile, Alabama, Fine Arts Museum of the South at Mobile, Enisled Visions: The Southern Non-Traditional Folk Artist, 1987.
New Orleans Museum of Art, Of Visions and Visage: Portraits on Paper, 2000.

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Lot Essay

In his collection inventory, Fagaly remarked that he and other curators believed the figure in this drawing bears a strong resemblance to Traylor himself.
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