Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts

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THE PARACHUTE JUMP, CONEY ISLAND

Davis, Vestie E. (African-American, 1903-1978) THE PARACHUTE JUMP, CONEY ISLAND. Ink on canvas board, 1954. Signed "Vesty Davis" and dated, lower right. 16 x 12 inches. In excellent condition. Vestie Davis was self-taught. He began painting in 1947, taking New York city landmarks as his subject. This work is one of many he did of various attractions at Coney Island, and one of many he did of the Parachute Jump, including one which was part of a Coney Island scene used as a cover of the New Yorker in 1958. 

Inv num: 13173

$3750.00

Keywords ARTWORK, AFRO AMERICAN