Everard Auctions and Appraisals
Live Auction

Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Feb 13, 2024 10:00AM EST
Lot 323

Mary Aiken (Sav, 1905-1992), Floral Still Life, Ink

Estimate: $300 - $500
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Property from the Collection of Belinda McLain and the Estate of Hector Dewart


Mary Hoover Augusta Aiken (DC/Savannah, 1905-1992), Floral Still Life, Ink and Wash, signed 'Augusta' in vase, depicting a vase of sunflowers, unframed.

American painter Mary Hoover Aiken grew up in Washington D.C. and studied at the Corcoran School of Art and abroad. She travelled broadly and established her painting career before returning to the U.S. to exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She eventually settled in Savannah, Georgia with her husband, poet Conrad Aiken, where she continued to produce and exhibit her work. Aiken’s work can be found in the permanent collections of the Telfair Museum, the Met.

Measurements: Height: of sheet 26 3/8 in. x Width: 20 1/4 in.


Overall good condition, wear to edges, toning, foxing, minor creases and tears in edges.

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