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Bill Traylor (circa 1853-1949)
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Bill Traylor (circa 1853-1949)

Blue Animal with Five Figures, 1939-1942

Details
Bill Traylor (circa 1853-1949)
Blue Animal with Five Figures, 1939-1942
bears original Shannon label D-150 Exciting Events reverse upper right
tempera, graphite and colored pencil on repurposed card
22 1/8 x 14 1/8 in.
Provenance
Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York
Literature
Karen Wilkin, "Bill Traylor: American Artist," The Hopkins Review, vol. 8, no. 1 (Winter 2015), p. 44.
William Louis-Dreyfus, Karen Wilkin and Trenton Doyle Hancock, Inside the Outside: Five Self-taught Artists from the William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation (William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation, 2015), no. 19.
Leslie Umberger, Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor (Smithsonian American Art Museum in association with Princeton University Press, 2018), p. 270.
Valerie Rousseau and Debra Purden, Bill Traylor (5 Continents Editions, 2018).
Exhibited
Katonah, New York, Katonah Museum of Art; Greensboro, North Carolina, Weatherspoon Art Museum; and Naples, Florida, The Baker Museum, Inside the Outside: Five Self-Taught Artists from the William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation, 19 July - 11 October 2015 (Katonah), 21 May - 4 September 2016 (Greensboro), 28 March - 23 July 2017 (Naples).

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