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Charles Bridgeman Vickery (Illinois, 1913-1998) oil on board painting of two ships at sea. Signed Vickery lower left. Original molded giltwood frame. Papered back has Lyman Bros. Indianapolis gallery/framer label. 17-1/2" x 23-1/2" sight, 23" x 28" framed. Provenance: Private Middle Tennessee collection, purchased several years ago from the estate of a prominent Columbia, Tennessee doctor. Biography: Charles Vickrey was renowned for his ability to paint water. He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the American Academy of Fine Art, but often said that his greatest instructor was Lake Michigan. In 1951 noted art critic Eleanor Jewitt of the Chicago Tribune recognized his ability, remarking that he was ìone of the great painters of this ageî even going as far as to call him a bright Homer. Vickery also taught painting in his later years. Condition: Overall excellent condition with some light surface grime and some abrasions to frame.