Maltby Sykes (1911-1992) “Still Life with Fruit”,
oil on panel, 5” x 7”, signed lower right
(William) Maltby Sykes (1811-1992)
Born/lived: born in Aberdeen, MS and lived in Auburn, AL.
Known: He was a printmaker, graphic artist, teacher and painter.
Studied: at the Art Students League and with Arthur Bairnsfather, Wayman Adams, George C. Miller, John Sloan, Diego Rivera, Andre Lhote, Fernand Leger and Stanley William Hayter.
Member: Alabama Art League; Alabama Watercolor Society; CAA; Southwestern Art Association; Birmingham Art Club; SAGA; AFA; Salmagundi Club; American Association University Prof.
Exhibited: National Academy of Design; American Watercolor Society; Alabama Art League; New Orleans Art Association; Alabama State Fair; Birmingham Art Club; Mint Museum of Art; Alabama Watercolor Club; Philadelphia Watercolor Club; Washington Watercolor Club; CI; LOC; Albany Institute of History and Art; Mississippi Art Association; AEA; AIGA; Delgado Museum of Art; Salon d’Automne, Paris; MMA; National Endowment Arts.
Taught: Auburn University, 1942-, artist-in-residence, 1968.
Work: Alabama State Capitol Building; Alabama Department of Archives and History; Montgomery Museum of Fine Art; University of Alabama; MoMA and more.
Publications: contributor, American Prize Print of the 20th Century, 1949; author, “The Multimetal Lithography Process,” Artists Proof, 1968; contributor, “Printmaking Today,” Holt, Rinehart and Winston, revised edition, 1972; contributor, “Art of the Print,” Abrams, 1973.
|Artist First Name||Maltby|
|Artist Last Name||Sykes|
|Materials||oil on panel,|
|Markings||signed lower right,|
|Size||5” x 7”,|
|Comments||This painting is in excellent condition.|