A group of small and large stones on a black surface. The stones range from solid to patterned, in white, yellow, pinks, and grey tones. One egg-shaped black stone stands out from the others, to the bottom right hand side, with the pointed part facing the viewer. The piece is marked as sold with a grey border and white text "Sold" at the bottom center.

Stones from Southold, May 18, 1970, Watercolor on Paper, 3 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in


Title: Stones from Southold
Artist: Sylvia Sleigh
Year: May 18, 1970                             
Painting: Watercolor on Paper      
Size: 3 3/4" x 5 1/2"    

Over a period of nearly eight years, Sylvia Sleigh intermittently painted small watercolors of stones and shells that she gathered while visiting the gallerist Betty Parsons in Southold, located on the eastern end of Long Island.

Stones from Southold, May 18, 1970
Stones from Southold, August 10, 1970
Stones from Southold, 1970
Stones and Shells from Southold, 1972

Essay provided by Andrew Hottle © 2016-17
© Estate of Sylvia Sleigh

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