Description

    MURRAY PERCIVAL BEWLEY (American, 1884-1964)
    Nude (Mureille, the artist's wife), circa 1944
    Oil on panel
    15-1/2 x 12-1/2 inches (39.4 x 31.8 cm) (image)

    PROVENANCE:
    Estate of Mureille Bewley, wife of the artist;
    By descent through the artist's family to the present owner, 1989.

    NOTE:
    This painting is accompanied by a handwritten note from the artist's wife, Mureille Murray, confirming the authenticity of the work.


    Condition Report*:

    Appears to be scattered pencil markings outlining figure, in figure's back and in drapery below, possibly by the artist's hand; does not appear to be evidence of inpainting under UV exam. Framed Dimensions 21.5 X 18.5 Inches

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    May, 2013
    11th Saturday
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