Lot 550

Myrtle Jones (1913-2005), Green-Meldrim House, O/B

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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


Myrtle Jones (Savannah, 1913-2005), Green-Meldrim House, Oil on Board, signed lower right and dated '62, with 'CH Brown Savannah, GA' gallery label on verso, depicting the front façade of the Green-Meldrim House in Savannah, GA, in a silvered wood frame. Frame size: 26 3/4 in. x 22 3/4 in.

Myrtle Jones was an artist whose paintings commonly featured streetscapes and the architecture of Savannah, Georgia. Throughout her career Jones depicted everyday life in Savannah, through subjects including urban streetscapes, buildings, landscapes, and portraits of locals. Jones was a prolific painter, possibly creating thousands of works within her lifetime. Selected exhibitions: Women Artists in Savannah, Telfair Academy; Exposed! Telfair Women Artists & Patrons, Telfair Museum of Art; Looking Back: Art in Savannah 1900-1960, Telfair Museum of Art. (Askart.com)

Measurements: Height: by sight 19 1/2 in. x Width: 15 1/2 in.


Good condition, light wear and repairs to frame.