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Wayne Thiebaud (California/Arizona, B. 1920) watercolor depicting three boats on water, matted and framed under glass with a framed height of 15", width of 18-1/4", and depth of 3/4". Signed to lower center "Thiebaud" and dated "1961", with sight image height of 8" with width of 11-1/4". In overall good condition with once slight crease to paper in lower right corner. All measurements are approximate. Provenance: from the estate of a retired South Carolinian antiques and art dealer and collector. Wayne Thiebaud is an American painter whose most famous works are of cakes, pastries, boots, toilets, toys and lipsticks. His last name is pronounced "Tee-bo." He is associated with the Pop art movement because of his interest in objects of mass culture, however, his works, executed during the fifties and sixties, slightly predate the works of the classic pop artists. He has also been seen, due to his true to life representations, as a predecessor to photorealism.
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