Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas, signed at lower right, presented in a period frame with linen liner, retains gallery label to verso.
Frame dimensions 37 1/2 x 47 1/2 in.Private Collection, Sea Island, Georgia
Left Bank Art Gallery, St. Simons Island, Georgia
Mildred Nix Huie was born in Augusta, Georgia. She attended Shorter College in Rome, Georgia, graduated from Florida State University with a degree in Classical Education, and was 1950 Woman of the Year in Albany, Georgia. In 1962, she and a group of artists established the Left Bank Art Gallery on St. Simons Island, Georgia. Her home on the island is now a house museum and filled with her impressionistic scenes of life on the Golden Isles.
Minor drying crackle in lower right corner; appears to have an intentionally aged appearance with varnish application; no evidence of restoration visible under UV light; minor rubbing to lower left frame corner.