R.H. Ives Gammell
American (1893-1981)
Mamie Nunes, 1915
Oil on panel
19×14 IN.

Dated lower right: "1915". This head study of Mamie Nunes was done in Provincetown in 1915. Nunes was a favorite model of Charles Webster Hawthorne and he used her as the central figure in his major work "The Fishwife" which is now in the collection of the Provincetown Art Association and Museum. Exhibited: "Transcending Vision: R. H. Ives Gammell, 1893-1981", Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale, WA (May 12-November 15, 2001); The Guild of Boston Artists (April 1-29, 2002); Cape Museum of Fine Art, Dennis, MA (May 15-July 15, 2002); Lyme Academy, College of Fine Arts, Old Lyme, CT (October 25-November 30, 2002); Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery, Blackburn, England (January 30-March 30, 2003).

$ 11,500