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2024 Winter Fine Art, Antiques & Jewelry (Day 1)

Sat, Jan 27, 2024 09:00AM EST
Lot 346

Veda Reed Oil on Canvas Still Life with Yellow Flowers

Estimate: $400 - $500

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Veda Reed (American/Tennessee, b. 1934) oil on canvas still life painting depicting yellow flowers in a pot, atop an abstracted table top setting. Signed lower right corner, "Reed". Wide Rococo style giltwood frame with linen mat. Canvas - 19 1/2"H x 16"W. Frame - 30"H x 26"W. Circa 1970s. Biography: "In 1956, Reed graduated from the Memphis College of Art having had Burton Callicott as a professor. In 1957, right after graduating, Reed had her first show in New York. Craving her environment in Memphis, she returned in 1962 as a professor at the Memphis College of Art, teaching until 1995. After retiring, in 1996 Reed not only created the Tennessee Governor's Art Award but she also received it as an awardee. Reed has had several gallery and museum exhibitions, including at the David Lusk Gallery, Nashville and at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art." Source: The Tennessee Arts Commission.


Both painting and frame are in excellent condition.

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