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Douglas Denniston (Arizona, 1921-2004) oil on canvas painting titled "The Pink Quilt" depicting a nude brunette woman reclining in a chair covered by a pink quilt, a blue shawl draped over her torso and left arm. Signed and dated "Denniston '64" lower right. Eric Firestone Gallery, Scottsdale and Tucson, AZ paper label, en verso. Housed in a wooden frame. Sight: 33 1/2" H x 45 1/2" W. Framed: 35" H x 46 3/4" W. Provenance: Estate of Russell McAdoo, Murfreesboro, TN. Note: Additional documentation included with the work indicates it was exhibited in an exhibition titled "Douglas Denniston" at the University of Arizona Art Gallery in 1965. Biography: Douglas Denniston studied painting with Raymond Jonson and co-founded the Transcendental Painting Group with Emil Bistrram in 1938. In 1945 he came to New Mexico and became involved in the Santa Fe/Taos Art Movement. His work during this period was mainly abstract. By the 1950s, when he began a teaching position at the University of Arizona, he began working in a more representational style. His work has been exhibited at MOMA, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Butler Institute of American Art. Condition: Overall very good with light craquelure. Minor areas of paint rubbing, largest 2", to edges of canvas.