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John Ayres
1937 Academic Female Nude Charcoal Drawing "Head in Hand" UC Berkeley

1937

$1,600

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John Ayres Head in Hand May 1, 1937 Charcoal on Paper 25"x19", unframed $1250 Signed and dated in charcoal top right *Listed price reflects custom framing selected by seller. Please expect framing time between 3-5 weeks. Came from a portfolio owned by artist John Bowers John Clawson Ayres (1914 - 2005) Born in Modesto, California, John Clawson Ayres became a watercolorist whose styles ranged back and forth between realist and non objective. He began watercolor painting in the 1930s when he was a student of Erle Loran and John Haley. He studied at the University of California at Berkeley, earning a Masters Degree, and from 1936 to 1938 was a teaching assistant there. From 1939 to 1942, he taught art at Pacific Grove High School and then to 1946 in schools in Modesto. After that he was head of the art department fo 30 years at Chico State College. Ayres was a member of the San Francisco Art Association. Since World War II, he taught painting and art history at Chico State College, 1947-1977.

Details

  • Creator
    John Ayres (1914 - 2005)
  • Creation Year
    1937
  • Dimensions
    Height: 19 in. (48.26 cm)Width: 25 in. (63.5 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Framing
    Framing Options Available
  • Condition
    Minor wear consistent with age and history. 2.5" tear on lower right.
  • Gallery Location
    Arp, TX
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU153328082122

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    Ships From: Arp, TX
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