Sep 17, 2020 - Sale 2542

Sale 2542 - Lot 128

Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
Lydia (in John Sloan's Class).

Watercolor and pencil on paper, circa 1934. 205x139 mm; 8 1/8x5 1/2 inches. Signed, titled and dated "11/11/30" in pencil, lower right recto, and inscribed "Lydia in John Sloan's Studio, 1934" in pencil, verso. With the artist's blindstamp lower left and lower center.

Ex-collection the artist's estate; private collection, Nashville.

Bell (1906-1970) studied under John Sloan (1871-1951) at the Art Students League, New York alongside husband and wife artists Don Freeman (1908-1978) and Lydia Cooley (1906-1998) in the 1930s.