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    GERALD WILLIAMSON "JERRY" BYWATERS (American, 1906-1989)
    Southwest Century Plant in Bloom, circa 1936
    Pastel on paper
    9-1/2 x 12-1/2 inches (24.1 x 31.8 cm)
    Inscribed verso: Jerry Bywaters Dallas, TX. / around 1936 / "SW Century Plant in Bloom" / Big Bend Country - Texas / "Chisolm Trail"

    Lawrence Art Galleries, Dallas, Exhibition of Paintings by Jerry Bywaters, October 31-November 15, 1936.

    Jerry Bywaters was a leading member of the early-modernist group of artists known as the "Dallas Nine." He grew up in Dallas, attended Southern Methodist University, and studied under Olin Travis and Thomas M Still at the Dallas Art Institute. He built a studio in 1928, and became a leader in the regionalism movement in Texas. Best known for his still-lifes, landscapes, and portraits, Bywaters produced a large body of work, while holding positions as an art critic, art editor and contributor, teacher, curator of numerous exhibitions, and served as Director of the Dallas Museum of Art. Jerry Bywaters' work is in many Texas collections, including the Dallas Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

    More information about GERALD WILLIAMSON "JERRY" BYWATERS, also known as Bywaters, Gerald Williamson "Jerry", Gerald Williamson "Jerry" Bywaters.

    Condition Report*: Condition very good. But glass rests directly on the surface and some pastel might be lost if removed from frame.
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    14th Saturday
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