Lot 1149

Helen Hatch Inglesby (GA, 1914-1999), 6 Silhouettes

Estimate: $200 - $300

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$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 6 Silhouettes of Figures Working, comprising a boy polishing a mans shoes (4 3/4 in. x 7 in.), a boy sawing (8 5/8 in. x 6 1/4 in.), a standing preacher with chicken (5 in. x 4 in.), a woman begging (4 in. x 5 in.), a boy with hoop (4 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in.), and two children playing (4 1/4 in. x 6 1/2 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 8 5/8 in. x Width: 6 1/4 in.


Overall good condition, papers toned, some foxing, wear to bottom edge of preacher.