Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts


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Bishop, Isabel. UNTITLED - THREE AT A LUNCH COUNTER. Ink and wash on card, not dated. With a fragment of another version of the same subject on the verso. Signed in pencil and inscribed "To Peggy." 4 1/4 x 3 1/8 inches (image), 6 5/8 x 5 5/8 inches (sheet). "Peggy" is Peggy Bacon, according to Alexander Brook, Bacon's son, from whom the drawing was acquired. Two women are seated on stools at a counter; one is talking with a man who is drinking from a glass. In excellent condition. "For most of her career Bacon lived in the East Village or Greenwich Village neighborhoods of New York City. She spent extended periods in Woodstock, NY, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and the coastal region of Maine, to which she moved in 1961. Many of her fellow students and neighbors became close colleagues, including Isabel Bishop, Minna Citron, Wanda Gag, Kai Klitgaard, Yasuo Kuniyoshi and his wife Katherine Schmidt, Reginald Marsh, Raphael Soyer, Dorothy Varian, and Marguerite Zorach. (From "Artfix Daily," July 24, 2011, re the exhibition "Peggy Bacon and her Circle" at the Susan Teller Gallery. 

Inv num: 12554


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