Lot 1148

Helen Hatch Inglesby, 5 Silhouettes of Children

Estimate: $200 - $300

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$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$150,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

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


Helen Hatch Inglesby (GA, 1914-1999), Group of 5 Silhouettes of Children, comprising a boy with rain jacket, umbrella, and duck (9 in. x 12 in.), a girl walking a dog (8 in. x 5 in.), a boy with teddy bear (8 in. x 5 in.), two boys digging with little shovels (9 3/4 in. x 11 1/8 in.), and a boy with pots and pans (9 in. x 12 in.). All unframed.

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: of largest 9 in. x Width: 12 in.


Papers toned, foxing, boy with bear loose on mount and with some glue residue visible.