Lot 1085

Helen Hatch Inglesby, Portrait of Elizabeth, Pastel

Estimate: $150 - $250

Bid Increments

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$0 $10
$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 (Savannah, 1914-1999), Portrait of Elizabeth, Pastel on Paper, 1955, signed and dated 1955 lower left, depicting a portrait of an African American woman, with Association of Georgia artist's tag on verso and old auction label on front glass, matted and framed. Frame size: 23 1/4 in. x 19 1/4 in.

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 14 7/8 in. x Width: 11 3/8 in.


Fair condition, foxing and toning, backing of frame loose, wear to frame, not viewed out of frame.