Leon Kelly (1901-1982)
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Leon Kelly (1901-1982)

The White Compotier

Leon Kelly (1901-1982)
The White Compotier
signed and dated 'Leon Kelly/1921' (lower right)--signed and dated again and inscribed with title and 'No. 837' (on the reverse)
pastel on board
20 x 14 in. (50.8 x 35.6 cm.)
Executed in 1921.
The artist.
Stella Voichick, New York, acquired from the above.
[With]Washburn Gallery, New York.
Acquired by the late owner from the above, 1983.
Arts Magazine, New York, 1983, vol. 58, p. 14.
New York, Washburn Gallery, Leon Kelly: Paintings and Drawings 1920-1960, February 3-28, 1981, no. 4.
Houston, Texas, Janie C. Lee Gallery, Cubist Drawings, 1907-1929, November 15, 1982-January 15, 1983, p. 55, no. 20, illustrated.
New York, Washburn Gallery, Under Glass, July 1-August 31, 1983.
St. Louis, Missouri, St. Louis Art Museum; Honolulu, Hawaii, Honolulu Academy of Arts; Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts, The Ebsworth Collection: American Modernism, 1911-1947, November 20, 1987-June 5, 1988, pp. 116-117, 210, no. 36, illustrated.
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