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

Brown Figures Chasing Bird Up a Construction, 1939-1942

Details
Bill Traylor (circa 1853-1949)
Brown Figures Chasing Bird Up a Construction, 1939-1942
tempera and graphite on repurposed card
14 ¾ x 14 in.
Provenance
The Marvill Collection, New York
Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York
Literature
Frank Maresca and Roger Ricco, Bill Traylor: His Art, His Life (Alfred A. Knopf, 1991), p. 56.
Bill Traylor: Observing Life (Ricco Maresca Gallery, 1997), no. 13.
Josef Helfenstein and Roman Kurzmeyer, eds., Deep Blues: Bill Traylor 1854-1949 (Yale University Press, 1999), no. 18.
Kasper Konig and Falk Wolf, eds., The Shadow of the Avant-Garde. Rousseau and the Forgotten Masters (Hatje Cantz, 2015), no. 26.
Valerie Rousseau and Debra Purden, Bill Traylor (5 Continents Editions, 2018).
Exhibited
Bern, Switzerland, Kunstmuseum Bern and Cologne, Germany, Museum Ludwig, Deep Blues: Bill Traylor 1854-1949, 4 November 1998 - 31 January 1999 (Bern) and 26 February - 16 May 1999 (Cologne).
New York, American Folk Art Museum, Traylor in Motion: Wonders from New York Collections, 11 June - 22 September 2013.
Essen, Germany, Museum Folkwang, The Shadow of the Avant-Garde: Rousseau and the Forgotten Masters, 2 October 2015 - 10 January 2016.

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