Maltby Sykes (1911-1992) “Still Life with Fruit”,
oil on panel, 5” x 7”, signed lower right

Artist Biography

(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.

Painting Features

Artist First Name Maltby
Artist Last Name Sykes
Artist's Dates (1911-1992)
Materials oil on panel,
Markings signed lower right,
Size 5” x 7”,
Price contact gallery
Comments This painting is in excellent condition.