"SATURDAY NIGHT IN THE SOUTH" (ca. 1950) by JOSEPH DE MERS (1910 - 1984)
JOSEPH DE MERS
(1910 – 1984)
Mixed media on paper, 11 x 13 ½ (sight), 16 ½ x 20 (period frame), signed verso.
The rendering truly captures the essence of a specific place and time in the American South. (The subject-matter is likely to be a location in South Carolina since the artist was a resident of Hilton Head, South Carolina for several years and the proprietor of an art gallery there.