Two (2) Tennessee works on paper: watercolor by Charles Kermit Ewing and drawing by Robert Birdwell. 1st item: Charles Kermit Ewing (Tennessee, 1910-1976) watercolor on paper, expressionist painting of a female nude. Signed and dated "C. Kermit Ewing '58" lower left. Housed and matted under glass in a wormy wood frame. Sight – 21 1/4" H x 13 5/8" W. Framed – 29 1/8" H x 21 1/8" W. 2nd item: Robert Birdwell (Tennessee, 20th century) pen and ink portrait of an elderly woman. Signed and dated "64 Birdwell" lower right. Housed and matted under glass in an off white wooden frame. Sight – 8 1/4" H x 5 3/8" W. Framed – 16 3/4" H x 12" W. Note: Both Ewing and Birdwell were members of The Knoxville Seven, an influential group of progressive artists in Knoxville who invigorated East Tennessee's art scene between 1955 and 1965. CONDITION: Both items in overall good condition with toning. Not examined outside of frames.
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