Wednesday, February 29, 2012

So Much To Paint

His retrospective/
Fame and honor came too late/
Find this pauper’s grave.
Ellis Wilson (1899-1977), by Van Vechten, 1947.
Here is a link to a documentary on Ellis WIlson, who was buried in obscurity: Ellis Wilson: So Much To Paint
Reproduced below are two works, "Breaking Down Fences" and "Funeral Procession."
Breaking Down Fences

Funeral Procession, ca. 1950s


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