SOL WILSON (1896-1974) The Distress Signal, Mid 20th c., Oil on canvas

  • Notes: SLL
  • Provenance: Babcock Gallery
  • Dimensions: 24 x 36", 29 x 41" canvas
  • Artist Name: Sol Wilson
  • Literature: Born in Vilno, Russia, which is now in Poland, Sol Wilson immigrated to America in 1901 and settled in New York City, but made frequent painting trips to Provincetown and Rockport, Massachusetts. In Provincetown, he did so many marine paintings, he was known as the painter of the "Blessing of the Fleet." His teaching positions included the American Artists School and the Art Students League. He was also a WPA muralist.
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Circa: Mid 20th c.
  • Condition: Very good condition, surface dirt, light rippling of canvas, please consider photos an accurate description of condition

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