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Albert George Handell (American/New Mexico, born 1937) pastel landscape titled "Workshop Demonstration of a Tree" depicting the lower half of a tree against a green background. Signed "Handell" lower right. Three labels, including one Watkins Institute of Art Collection, Belmont University, Nashville, TN label, en verso. Housed and matted under plexiglass in a metallic silver painted wooden frame. Sight: 21 1/4" H x 15 1/2" W. Framed: 29 1/2" H x 23 1/2" W. Provenance: Art Collection of former Watkins College of Art; proceeds benefit scholarship endowment for students in the new Watkins College of Art at Belmont University. Biography: Albert Handell studied art in New York and Paris. At the Art Students League, his most influential artist was Frank Mason. After living in Brooklyn for several years, Handell visited Santa Fe in the mid 1980s and decided to relocate there permanently to further his practice of plein air painting. In 1987 Handell was named to the Pastel Society of America's Hall of Fame and in 2000 he earned the first Lifetime Achievement Award from the Pastel Society of the West Coast. Condition: Overall very good condition. Not examined outside of frame. Frame with areas of loss, largest 1".