Girl Reading a Book (1929). Guy Pène du Bois (American, 1884–1958). Du Bois specialised in the culture and society around him: cafes, theatres, and in the twenties, flappers. In 1899, Du Bois enrolled in the New York School of Art to study under the painter William Merritt Chase. Du Bois worked as an illustrator and cartoonist for the New York American, and later wrote art criticism and was an editor. In 1940, he published his autobiography, Artists Say the Silliest Things.
Joseph Stella (American, born Italy, 1877–1946) | Purissima | 1927 | Oil on canvas | 76 x 57 inches | Purchase with funds from Harriet and Elliott Goldstein and High Museum of Art Enhancement Fund | 2000.206 | Watch #ConversationsWithACurator and learn more about this Stella's interpretation of the Madonna www.youtube.com/...
Lower Fifth Avenue at Night, Guy Wiggins. American Impressionist Painter (1883 - 1962) *I love the feel and depth of this. I used to stare into a similar painting my grandmother owned when I was little, dreaming of what the conversations could be.