Signed verso, 'George Wilburton Colby' (American, 1859-1922) and dated 1920.

George Colby was a member of the old Art League and a life member of the Chicago Art Institute. After his formal studies, he spent three years studying and traveling in
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George Wilbur Colby
Twenties Study, Young Woman with Bobbed Hair titled 'Vancouver Girl', AIC, Paris

1920

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Signed verso, 'George Wilburton Colby' (American, 1859-1922) and dated 1920. George Colby was a member of the old Art League and a life member of the Chicago Art Institute. After his formal studies, he spent three years studying and traveling in Europe and, subsequently, maintained studios in both Massachusetts and New York. Colby exhibited widely and with success, including at the National Academy in New York, the Salon des Artistes in Paris, the Society of Independent artists and the Chicago Historical Society. Reference: Who Was Who in American Art 1564-1975: 400 Years of Artists in America, Peter Hastings Falk, Sound View Press 1999, Vol. 1, p. 688; Mallett’s Index of Artists, Daniel Trowbridge Mallett, Peter Smith: New York 1948 Edition, R.R. Bowker Company 1935, p. 84; University of California, Catalog of Copyright Entries. Part 4. Works of Art, Etc. New Series, 1919, digitized 2009; et al.

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  • Condition Details
    minor losses; unframed
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  • Dimensions
    H 21 in. x W 15.75 in. x D .13 in.H 53.34 cm x W 40.01 cm x D 3.31 mm
  • Gallery Location
    Santa Cruz, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU3445071341
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