Dining al Fresco: Study for an Illustration for “The Greeks Come to the Isola” in Harper’s Magazine June 1960
Black ink on paper with blue crayon framing lines
image window: 11 x 8 3/8 in. ( 27.9 x 21.3 cm ) Overall: 12 1/2 x 9 5/8 in. ( 31.8 x 24.4 cm )
black ink: signed at lower right: "Fabres"
Signed at middle right: "Fabrès"
Figures: Scene of people dining at outdoor cafe on a terrace with the waiter holding up a fiasco of wine with a dog nearby; in the background a body of water with a boat; image outlined in blue pencil. Reproduced as illustration in Harper's Magazine, June 1960.
Oscar Fabres (1894-1959) was a Chilean artist and illustrator who lived in New York.
Bequest of Oscar Fabres through the estate of Francine Salmon
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