Subject: Forsyth Park in Savannah Georgia. Work measures 7 x 7 1/2 inches (not including mating). Mated, the work measures: 9 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches.
Inscribed on verso "Southern Park" "Savannah, GA" and signed two more times. Biography from Askart: Avery was born in Savannah, Georgia in 1907 and moved to Rochester New York in order to attend the Rochester Institute of Technology. He graduated in 1928 and was a faculty member of the department of Applied Art for 25 years. He often painted scenes from the local area-gray, foggy views of the downtown skyline, portraits of elegant old city homes, and abstractions of natural areas from the surrounding landscape. His most remembered work is a wonderful series of drawings depicting "The statue of Mercury;" (messenger of the god's and the highlight of Rochester New York's skyline) as seen through the artist's eyes.
In 1881, this statue was commissioned by William Kimball of Kimball Tobacco Factory. The item "RALPH AVERY Original Signed Vintage Watercolor Painting Savannah Georgia LISTED" is in sale since Thursday, March 02, 2017. This item is in the category "Art\Art from Dealers & Resellers\Paintings".The seller is "newantiquarian-fineart" and is located in Encino, California. This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada, to United Kingdom, DK, RO, SK, BG, CZ, FI, HU, LV, LT, MT, EE, to Australia, GR, PT, CY, SI, to Japan, SE, KR, ID, to Taiwan, ZA, to Belgium, to France, to Hong Kong, to Ireland, to Netherlands, PL, to Spain, to Italy, to Germany, to Austria, RU, IL, to Mexico, to New Zealand, SG, NO, SA, UA, AE, QA, KW, BH, HR, MY, CL, CO, CR, DO, PA, TT, GT, SV, HN, JM, AG, AW, BZ, DM, GD, KN, LC, MS, TC, BB, BD, BM, BN, BO, EC, EG, GF, GG, GI, GP, IS, JE, JO, KH, KY, LI, LK, LU, MC, MO, MQ, MV, NI, OM, PE, PK, PY, RE.