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Lowell Nesbitt Limited Edition Signed "Morning Glories" Serigraph
1978 Limited Edition Signed and Numbered Serigraph Print titled "Morning Glories". Artist's hand written signature and date at bottom right and numbered 108/175 at bottom left. Framed in Silver Chrome Frame. This has sold on past auction for $395.00.
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Lowell Nesbitt (1933-1993) was born in Baltimore Maryland and was a graduate of the Tyler School of Art at Temple University in Philadelphia and also attended the Royal College of Art in London. He often said that a stint working as a night watchman at the Phillips Collection in Washington inspired him to paint. He was a painter, printmaker, draughtsman, and sculptor. But, is most famous for his enormous paintings and prints of roses, lilies, irises, and other flowers. In 1980, the United States Post Office issued four stamps depicting Nesbitt's large floral paintings. He was also the official artist for NASA's space flights Apollo 9 and Apollo 13. His works are represented in many corporate collections and public collections to include the Art Institute of Chicago, the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Butler Museum of American Art, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Dallas Museum of Art, the Fogg Art Museum, the High Museum of Art, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Library of Congress, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Museum of Modern Art New York, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Phillips Collection, the Smithsonian Museum of American Art, the Worcester Art Museum, and the Yale University Art Gallery. Lowell Nesbitt passed away at the age of 59 in 1993 at his loft in Soho New York.