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It is not easy coming up with compelling and complex material show after show. This catalog is thinner than usual, but phat as ever—quality over quantity with no filler! Of course, we will be bringing more than these works of art to the fair, but herein are a group of well-winnowed works that deserve special attention. Enjoy! Come see this collection and more at The Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show, April 20-22 (*preview party April 19, 2018). Location: The Navy Yard, 4747 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19112.

M.L. Snyder held their

M.L. Snyder held their own on the galle A Set of Three Folk Art Bakery Signs De Kooning, Kline and othe Maytown, Pennsylvania the map and Thiebaud’s ear Painted wood widely held as seminal wor Circa 1901 Sizes: (l) 15" x 15 1/4"; (c) 13 3/8" x 17 1/4"; Though we are not sure wh (r) 19" x 15" paintings came into Stone’s The Newport Zoo had his name all over them Provenance: Allan Stone Collection Newport, KY Dated: April 6, 1925 Each is signed “M. L. Synde In 1962, a then-unknown Wayne Size: Thiebaud 11 1/2" (w) x 5 1/4" further (d) x signed 3 1/2" and (h) dated on walked into the Allan Stone Gallery and May 6, 1901” showed him his paintings of cakes A large and and unusual piece of Southern pastries. At first, the paintings perplexed ceramics featuring a menagerie of Stone and he thought they just might animals—an be the alligator, birds, a fish, and a craziest things of earnest he had turtle. ever seen. But to his amazement, he noticed that they

y walls—mixed amoung rs. Stone put Thiebaud on ly cake paintings are now ks of early Pop Art. en this set of cake collection—they certainly ! r” and the center one is the back, “Maytown, PA /