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GEORGE L. WILSON (1930 - 2003) Bus Stop.
Oil on linen canvas, 1978. 355x254 mm; 14x10 inches. Signed and dated in oil, lower left, recto. Signed and titled in ink across the stretcher bar, verso.
Provenance: private collection, New York.
A New York figurative painter, George Wilson is best known for his sensitive depictions of children from the 1970s. Born in Windsor, NC, he lived and worked in the Bronx, New York. His work has been included in numerous group exhibitions, including Contemporary Afro-American Arts at the Brooklyn Museum in 1968, Harlem Artists 69 at the Studio Museum in Harlem in 1969, and the Third Annual Atlanta Life Open in 1983. He also frequently exhibited at the Spiral Gallery and the Dorsey Gallery, both in Brooklyn, NY. His paintings are in the collections of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, and Howard University, Washington, DC.