Lot 1076

Helen H. Inglesby, Portrait of a Nude Woman, c. 1936

Estimate: $400 - $600

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Property from the Collection of John and Virginia Duncan, Savannah, GA


Helen Hatch Inglesby (Savannah, 1914-1999), Three Quarter Portrait of a Nude Woman, c. 1936, inscribed in pencil and dated c. 1936 on verso, depicting a nude woman against a green and yellow background, in a giltwood frame. Frame size: 29 1/2 in. x 23 1/2 in.

Exhibited Telfair Academy, Savannah, GA, 'Silhouettes & Savannah Scenes: The Art of Helen Hatch Inglesby', June 11-November 2, 2008.

John Duncan purchased remainder of artists works from their estate in 1999.

Savannah native Helen Hatch Inglesby had a long and prolific career as an artist working in a wide variety of media, though she was perhaps best known for her silhouettes. Inglesby studied at the College of William and Mary and at the Telfair Academy. She was devoted to the Savannah art world, exhibiting regularly with the Savannah Art Association and the Society of Georgia Artists, as well as teaching art at various schools in the city. Her work can be found in the permanent collections of the Morris Museum of Art, the Telfair Museum and in private collections.

Measurements: Height: by sight 23 1/2 in. x Width: 17 1/2 in.


Overall good condition, wear and small losses to edges and corners of board, very small losses to paint throughout, craquelure, 1 inch scratch to surface in figure above right breast, board loose in frame.