Lot 1097

Myrtle Jones (GA, 1913-2005), Joan & Jim, O/B, 1965

Estimate: $500 - $700

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


Myrtle Jones (Savannah, 1913-2005), Joan and Jim, Oil and Polymer on Board, 1965, signed and dated '65' lower right, depicting a seated man and woman in tones of blue, green, and white, with handwritten inscription regarding the sitters on verso signed 'M. Jones' and dated '9, Oct. 66', in a painted wood frame. This work appears on pg. 57 of A Savannah Experience, An artistic expression of my life in Savannah, by Myrtle Jones 1995. Frame size: 43 in. x 29 1/2 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 38 1/2 in. x Width: 24 3/4 in.


Overall good condition.