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3545T Marlborough
January 12, 2021 12:00 PM - January 25, 2021 07:00 PMCalender
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Philo Levi "Chief" Willey (American, 1887-1980) Red Eagle

 
Auction: Discovery - 3545T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: January 12, 2021 12:00PM

Description:

Philo Levi "Chief" Willey (American, 1887-1980)

Red Eagle. Signed and dated "1971" l.r. Colored pencil on paper, sight size 4 x 5 1/4 in., framed. Condition: Center crease, slight rippling to paper, and surface grime l.l.

Note: Highlighted in the 2017 Colby-Sawyer College exhibition Inner Visions: Selections from the Collection of Beverly Stearns Bernson. "Chief" Willey eventually settled in New Orleans where he picked up painting as a hobby after his retirement. He used this outlet to showcase his love of animals and the natural world.
Beverly Bernson Collection
Estimate $200-300


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Keywords

Philo Levi, Beverly Bernson, New Orleans