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Fall Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Oct 17, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 171

Paul Stone (Georgia/NC, 1928-1976) Male Nude, Pencil

Estimate: $500 - $800
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Property from the Collection of Belinda McLain and the Estate of Hector Dewart


Paul Stone (Georgia/NC, 1928-1976), Male Nude, Pencil, signed lower right, and dated 'Aug. 1949' lower left, depicting a male nude on a white ground, unframed.

Paul Stone is known for his drawings, pastel, and watercolor paintings of male figures, nudes, and landscapes. Stone was born in Lumberton, NC in 1928, attended the Phillips Academy at Andover, and later Harvard University. He settled in Savannah in 1957 and lived and worked there until his early death at the age of 48. Many of Stone's portraits depict Savannah society. His work has been exhibited at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and can be found in numerous public and private collections. (Askart.com)

Measurements: Height: 9 1/2 in. x Width: 6 3/8 in.


Overall good condition, wear to edges, minor toning, some foxing along edges, left side folded slightly along edge, mounting residue on verso in corners.

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