Lot 3
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Stuart Davis

30,000 - 50,000 USD
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  • Stuart Davis
  • Study for Gravesend
  • initialed S.D. (lower right)
  • casein and pencil on paper laid down on board


George Wettling, Chicago
Purchased from the estate of the above by the present owner

Catalogue Note

George Wettling, the well-known Chicago-based jazz drummer and Davis were close friends.    When Wettling took-up painting in his later years, his work was heavily influenced by Davis' style of cubism.  Davis named his son, George Earl, after him and the pianist, Earl Hines.