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A watercolor and gouache painting depicting three bicycle racers.  This was completed in 1955 in Paris during a cross-country bicycle race, possibly the Tour de France.

Paul Grady England was born in Hugo, Oklahoma and died in Rocky Point, New York. He earned a BA at Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh, PA in 1940 and a  M.A. at the University of Tulsa in 1959.  England also studied at the Art Students League, N.Y. between 1943-1946 and Zadkine Studio, Paris, France in 1948-49.   He was also a Professor of Art at Hofstra University from 1959-1986.  England has been exhibited widely and his artwork is in the collections of many museums.

Artist: Paul Grady England (1918 - 1988)

Title: Cyclists

Medium: Watercolor and gouache on paper

Dates: 1955

Dimensions: 11 in. x 14 in.

Signature/Inscription: Paul England '55; Front - Lower right

Culture: American

Accession Number: A1956.6.1

Credit: Gift of Hazel Guggenheim McKinley

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