Jimmy Lee Sudduth, Bicycle Man, Paint on Board
Jimmy Lee Sudduth, Bicycle Man, Paint on Board
Jimmy Lee Sudduth, Bicycle Man, Paint on Board
Jimmy Lee Sudduth, Bicycle Man, Paint on Board
Jimmy Lee Sudduth, Bicycle Man, Paint on Board
Jimmy Lee Sudduth, Bicycle Man, Paint on Board
Jimmy Lee Sudduth, Bicycle Man, Paint on Board
Jimmy Lee Sudduth, Bicycle Man, Paint on Board

Jimmy Lee Sudduth, Bicycle Man, Paint on Board

Starting: $900

Jimmy Lee Sudduth, Bicycle Man, Paint on Board:

Property from the Estate of Lorlee and Arnold Tenenbaum

Description:

Jimmy Lee Sudduth (AL, 1910-2007), Bicycle Man, Paint and Mud on Board , signed upper right, depicting a man in yellow and blue riding a bicycle, with Red Piano Gallery label on verso, unframed.
br>Exhibition History: Bold Expressions: The Collection of Lorlee and Arnold Tenenbaum, Jepson Center, Telfair Museums, Savannah, Georgia, March 10-July 9, 2023.
br>Exhibition History: Bold Expressions: The Collection of Lorlee and Arnold Tenenbaum, Jepson Center, Telfair Museums, Savannah, Georgia, March 10-July 9, 2023.
br>Provenance: The Red Piano Too Gallery, St. Helena Island, SC, 1996, purchase price $500.

Jimmy Lee Sudduth was an imaginative folk artist and blues musician from Fayette, Alabama. He rarely painted with brushes, but rather used his fingers to directly apply his pigments, often clay, mud, sand or soot, directly onto plywood boards. Drawing inspiration from the world around him, Sudduth painted animals, architecture, farm scenes, people he knew, and the occasional celebrity he didn’t. He exhibited widely in his lifetime and is viewed as an early master of contemporary Southern art. His work can be found in the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the High Museum and the House of Blues among others.

Measurements: Height: 36 in. x Width: 48 in.

Condition:

Good condition, light wear to edges, some cracks in wood inherent to board.

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