Tom Nicholas (American, b. 1934) oil on canvas still life depicting a table with white cloth, laden with vases of flowers and fruit, with an Asian statue and Chinese lantern in the background. Signed "Tom Nicholas NA" lower right. Whitewashed giltwood frame with linen liner. Canvas – 30" H x 40" W. Framed – 42 1/2" H x 53" W. Provenance: The Estate of Larry Casey, Jackson, Tennessee. Biography: Tom Nicholas was born in Connecticut and studied with Erenst Lehrmann and at the School of Visual Arts in New York. His paintings have won awards from the Rockport Art Association (1957 Young Artist Prize, 1959 First Prize) and the New York Salmagundi Club, among others, and he is a member of the National Academy of Design. CONDITION: Small 3/4" scratch upper center near frame (by statue's head), otherwise excellent condition.
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