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Albert Sway
Portrait of a Young Woman at her Bath (female nude)

ca. 1935

$1,500

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Beautiful original drawing by American artist, Albert Sway (b.1913). Portrait of a Young Woman at her Bath, ca. 1935. Charcoal and pencil on gray paper measures 16 x 24 inches; 25 x 34.5 inches in a custom water gilt gold leaf frame. Sheet is glued down to original cardboard backing. Signed lower left. Excellent condition with no damage or restoration. Birth place: Cincinnati, OH Addresses: Cincinnati, OH; NYC Profession: Painter, illustrator, etcher, lithographer, cartoonist, teacher Studied: Cincinnati Art Acad.; ASL Exhibited: AIC, 1936, 1938; PAFA Ann., 1936; Corcoran Gal biennial, 1939; GGE, 1939; Paris Salon, 1937; Stockholm, Sweden, 1937-38; Soc. Indep. Artists, 1938; WFNY, 1939; SAE; LOC, 1943-45; Albright-Knox Art Gal., 1951; SAGA, 1951-on; Royal Soc. Painters, Etchers & Engravers, London, England, 1954; Am.-Japan Contemporary Print Exhib., Tokyo, 1967. Awards: first prize in graphics, Cincinnati Mus. Assn., 1939. Member: Cincinnati Assn. Prof. Art; Cincinnati AC; SAE; SAGA Work: MMA; NYPL; CI; Penn. State Univ.; Soc. New York Hospitals. Comments: Contributor: cartoons in Saturday Review, New Yorker. Publications: illustrator, Lamb's Sectional Histories of New York State," Frank E. Richards; illustrator of filmstrips on New York State history produced by Our York State, NY, 1950-; medical illustrator, "A Syllabus for Health Visitors," Navajo Tribal Council, Arizona, 1960; medical illustrator, "Respiratory Diseases," Nat. Tuberculosis Assn., 1961; medical illustrator, "Hepatic Excretory Function" (ser. filmstrips), Am. Gastroenterol Assn., 1972; also medical illustrator in science journals. Teaching: instructor of drawing & painting, New York Hospital Lg., 1963-64. Provenance: Directly from the estate of Irma Sway, wife of artist:

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