Attributed to John Fenton (American, 1912-1977)
String Quartet. Unsigned, with a label from Fletcher Gallery, Woodstock, New York, affixed to the back of the frame. Pencil and conté crayon on paper, 14 3/4 x 17 5/8 in., framed. Condition: Mat burn, possible toning, gentle rippling, small nicks to upper edge.
N.B. John Fenton studied at the Art Students League, New York, and at Atelier 17, Paris. He also studied under and worked with Federico Castellon and Samuel Adler. In 1958, Fenton won awards from both the National Academy of Design and the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He has exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, Chicago Art Institute Annual, Butler Art Institute Annual, and others.
Provenance: Acquired from the personal collection of Thomas Fletcher, The Fletcher Gallery.
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