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Paintings by Gelett Burgess [graphic]
BANC PIC 1995.020--D; BANC PIC 1995.020--D
Collection Overview

Title:

Paintings by Gelett Burgess

Creator/Contributor:

Burgess, Gelett, 1866-1951, creator

Abstract:

Paintings are very colorful, in most cases fully populated, with one or more inhuman, mythical, or imaginary creatures.

Date:

ca. 1948-ca. 1949 (issued)

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
7 paintings signed and dated by Gelett Burgess with monogram on face.
Paintings commissioned (but not published) by Flair Magazine, 1948-1949.
Paintings (with exception of two) titled: Name you can't remember -- Men kiss and ride away -- Kiss is a commencement -- I shall die sometime -- Love is an island -- You can! Oogles gliding -- Lovely ladies came.

Type:

graphic
Oil paintings.

Physical Description:

graphic
painting
9 paintings on canvas : oil ; 22 x 28 in.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1995.020--D
BANC PIC 1995.020--D

Origin:

California