This recent acquisition is a large oil on canvas by Richard B. Coe. It was acquired from an art dealer in upstate New York, where Coe lived for many years after moving from Alabama. The foundation currently has three paintings and numerous sketches by Coe in its collection. Coe participated in the Dixie Art Colony as a guest instructor.
Richard B. Coe, Still Life DETAIL, oil on canvas, 1970, 34 x 38.5 inches
NEXT, in this series about Richard B. Coe, we will share more about Coe's life and career, additional newspaper clippings from the DAC Foundation Archives, and photographs of other works by Coe included in the Dixie Art Colony Foundation Collection.
Follow this link to read THE ELUSIVE MR. RICHARD B. COE: PART TWO