Property of a Private Collector, Hilton Head Island, SC
Joe Bowler (NY/SC, 1928-2017), Tradition, Oil on Canvas, signed lower right, depicting a young ballerina adjusting her shoe, with framed painting on the wall behind her, with 'The Red Piano, Hilton Head' gallery label on verso, in a linen mat and giltwood frame. Frame size: 25 in. x 29 in.
Joe Bowler was a New York painter and illustrator who eventually settled in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Bowler apprenticed at Cooper Studios at the start of his career and sold his first illustration to Cosmopolitan at the age of 19. Despite contracting a debilitating case of polio in adulthood that required many years of physical therapy, Bowler returned to illustrating almost immediately and continued working. Bowler was named Artist of the Year by the Artists’ Guild of New York in 1967, inducted into the Illustrators Hall of Fame in 1992 and honored by The Portrait Society of America in 2014.
Measurements: Height: 15 5/8 in. x Width: 19 1/4 in.
Good condition, light wear to frame.Notice to bidders:
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