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George Cress  "Early Snow" Oil on Board Painting

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Description: Title - Early Snow, oil on board,framed. Measurements - 19 1/2" x 14 7/8", with frame - 22 7/8" x 18 1/4". attached paper label on the back: "Maurice de Vlaminck "Early Snow" copy by George Cress cons# sb inc

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George Cress Watercolor Painting on Paper

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Description: Depicting an abstract watercolor, signed and dated upper right George Cress 53' (1953) George Ayers Cress, (1921-2008) was an American artist known for abstract expression views, 14.5" H x 10.5" W sight, 20.5" H x 17.25" W framed. Condition, image is good, light overall staining to matting.

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GEORGE CRESS (1921-2008), Untitled (Abstract),

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Description: GEORGE CRESS (1921-2008), Untitled (Abstract),

Condition Report: Very good condition

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George Ayers Cress, Large Abstract Figural Oil

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Description: George Ayers Cress (American (Tennessee), 1921-2008), "Abstracted Figures"-1955, oil on canvas. Signed and dated lower right. Painting depicting three abstracted and angled nude male figures in interior with large window at back. Figures appear to be in staggered gestures-- standing, crouching and sitting. Framed 27" x 36.5". Unframed 16" x 26". Remnants of gallery sales labels on back. Note: The Cress Gallery at University of Tennessee, Chattanooga bears the name of the artist as he served as UTC's Guerry Professor of Art Emeritus and worked as a dedicated lifetime advocate of the University's Gallery of Art and its importance for both campus and community. Provenance: From a Private Collection in Rabun Gap, Georgia.

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George Ayers Cress Figural Gouache Painting

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Description: George Ayers Cress (American (Tennessee), 1921-2008), "Figures on Beach"-1958, gouache on paper. Signed and dated lower right. Painting depicting numerous abstracted and angled nude male figures standing on a white beach with blue water at back below a pale yellow sun at left. Framed 27" x 36.5". Sight size approximately 16" x 26". Note: The Cress Gallery at University of Tennessee, Chattanooga bears the name of the artist as he served as UTC's Guerry Professor of Art Emeritus and worked as a dedicated lifetime advocate of the University's Gallery of Art and its importance for both campus and community. Provenance: From a Private Collection in Rabun Gap, Georgia.

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George Cress Pastel on Paper,

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Description: George Ayers Cress (American (Tennessee), 1921-2008). "Dock Ruins" - 1975, pastel on paper, signed lower right "George Cress 1976". Rendering depicts the ruins of a fallen dock on the beach with the sea at the horizon line in the distance and an arrangement of standing and fallen wood beams to foreground along with scattered rocks. Framed approximately 21" x 27.75", sight size approximately 14.75" x 21.5".

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George Cress, AL/TN,  O/C Abstract Still Life

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Description: George Ayers Cress (Alabama/Tennessee, 1921-2008) oil on canvas abstract still life. Signed and dated George Cress '76 lower right. Housed in a carved gilt wood frame painted with linen liner. Sight: 29 1/2" H x 39" W. Framed: 34" H x 44 1/4" W. Biography (courtesy Tennessee Historical Quarterly Vol. XLIV No. 2: "Landscape and Genre Painting in Tennessee 1810-1985"): George Cress was born in Anniston, Alabama and studied at Emory University, American University, and the University of Georgia, where he studied under fellow Southern contemporary artist Lamar Dodd. He was a central figure in Chattanooga's arts community and served as President of the Tennessee Arts Council and sat on the board of the Hunter Museum of Art. From 1951-1984 he was painter in residence at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga; the Cress Gallery of Art at UTC is named in his honor. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)

Condition Report: Overall excellent condition.

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Two George Cress beach scenes art works

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Description: Two (2) George Ayers Cress (Alabama/Tennessee, 1921-2008) works. 1st item: Abstract oil on canvas in pastel colors, depicting bathers by the seashore. Signed and dated "George Cress, 1963" lower left of image. Housed in a painted wooden frame. Sight - 11 1/2" H x 15 1/4" W. Framed - 15 3/4" H x 19 3/4" W. 2nd item: Black and white abstract watercolor of a beach scene. Signed, dated, and inscribed "For Joan- George Cress - Long Island Aug. 4, 1963", lower left of image. Sight- 11 3/8" H x 13 1/2" W. Framed - 12 3/8" H x 14 7/8" W. Biography (courtesy Askart: The Artist's Bluebook and Landscape and Genre Painting in Tennessee 1810-1985: Tennessee Historical Quarterly Vol. XLIV No. 2): George Cress was born in Anniston, Alabama and studied at Emory University, American University, and the University of Georgia, where he studied under fellow Southern contemporary artist Lamar Dodd. He was a central figure in Chattanooga's arts community and served as President of the Tennessee Arts Council and sat on the board of the Hunter Museum of Art. From 1951-1984 was painter in residence at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga; the Cress Gallery of Art at UTC is named in his honor. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)

Condition Report: 1st item: Overall very good condition. 2nd item: Minor scuffs on surface of paper.

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G. Cress Abstract Expressionist Landscape, Signed

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Description: George Ayers Cress (American (Tennessee), 1921-2008). "Promontory I" - 1987, signed and dated lower right "George Cress 1987". Abstract expressionist painting depicting a landscape scene with a meandering river through high rock walls at center presented in pastel tones of reds, purples, blues, and yellows with white highlights. Framed approximately 31.5" x 35.5", unframed approximately 28.25" x 32.25".

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George Cress acrylic on canvas titled Night Sea

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Description: George Cress acrylic on canvas titled NIGHT SEA. Signed and dated 1968 lower right. Housed in a simple gilt painted wood frame. Exhibited in a retrospective on George Cress at the Hunter Museum of Art, 1990, with exhibition labels which attribute it to the Kuzmicki Collection. Sight: 37 7/8" H x 31 3/4" W. Framed: 38 3/4"H x 32 1/2" W x 1 5/8" D. Biography (courtesy Askart and Landscape and Genre Painting in Tennessee 1810-1985: Tennessee Historical Quarterly Vo. XLIV No. 2 ): George Cress was born in Anniston, Alabama and studied at Emory University, American University, and the University of Georgia, where he studied under fellow Southern contemporary artist Lamar Dodd. He was a central figure in Chattanooga's arts community and served as President of the Tennessee Arts Council and sat on the board of the Hunter Museum of Art. From 1951-1984 was painter in residence at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga; the Cress Gallery of Art at UTC is named in his honor. Provenance: Private Tennessee collection. (Higher-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)

Condition Report: Overall very good condition. Minute paint splatter residue to left margin and white paint residue lower center margin.

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George Cress TN Cubist Watercolor

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Description: George Ayers Cress (Alabama-Tennessee, 1921-2008) abstract watercolor Cubist-inspired landscape comprised of green, rose, grey, blue and black colors. Pencil signed and dated "George Cress 1971" lower right. Housed in a simple wooden frame. Sight - 22 1/4"H x 27 1/4"W. Framed - 30" H x 36" W. Biography (courtesy Askart: The Artist's Bluebook and Landscape and Genre Painting in Tennessee 1810-1985: Tennessee Historical Quarterly Vo. XLIV No. 2 ): George Cress was born in Anniston, Alabama and studied at Emory University, American University, and the University of Georgia, where he studied under fellow Southern contemporary artist Lamar Dodd. He was a central figure in Chattanooga's arts community and served as President of the Tennessee Arts Council and sat on the board of the Hunter Museum of Art. From 1951-1984 was painter in residence at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga; the Cress Gallery of Art at UTC is named in his honor. (Higher-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)

Condition Report: Painting overall very good condition. Some minor abrasions to frame.

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George Cress TN Cubist Oil

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Description: George Ayres Cress (Alabama/Tennessee, 1921-2008) oil on board Cubist style abstract painting. Signed and dated George Cress 1957 lower right. Housed in a wooden frame painted grey with off white matte. This lot also includes an article about a Cress exhibit in the Cumberland County Bank, published in the Crossville Chronicle, Thursday, April 1, 1971 (attached to back of frame). Sight - 21" H x 14 3/4" W. Framed - 35 1/4" H x 27 3/4" W. Biography (courtesy Askart: The Artist's Bluebook and Landscape and Genre Painting in Tennessee 1810-1985: Tennessee Historical Quarterly Vol. XLIV No. 2 ): George Cress was born in Anniston, Alabama and studied at Emory University, American University, and the University of Georgia, where he studied under fellow Southern contemporary artist Lamar Dodd. He was a central figure in Chattanooga's arts community and served as President of the Tennessee Arts Council and sat on the board of the Hunter Museum of Art. From 1951-1984 was painter in residence at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga; the Cress Gallery of Art at UTC is named in his honor. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)

Condition Report: Overall excellent condition. Marks on matte, scuffs on frame.

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George Ayers Cress (2pcs)

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Description: George Ayers Cress (Tennesee, 1921-2008) TWO WORKS: FOUNTAIN OF THE FOUR RIVERS, THE NILE and MOUNTAIN MOTIF 3 pencil, framed, signed & dated: lower right, 1984 and 1980 sight sizes: H12" W8" and H7" W9 1/2" (2pcs) Provenance: Estate of Joseph Amisano, Atlanta Georgia.

Condition Report: Appear to be in good original condition; not examined out of frame.

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George Ayers Cress

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Description: (Tennessee, 1921-2008)Figures and Surf, 1959, signed lower right "George Cress, 1959", oil on canvas, 18 x 24-1/2 in.; distressed wood frame,

Condition Report: laid down on Masonite, small points of retouch at center between figures; frame with abrasions

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GEORGE AYERS CRESS (American, 1921-) "GEORGIA LANDSCAPE"

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Description: Watercolor scene shows a yellow sun and blue sky with trees and sandy ground. Signed lower right "George Cress 49". Tag on back with title and artist name. Housed in a simple gold frame with white matte that is as is.

Condition Report: All over toned and wrinkled.

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