NORMAN CARTON PAINTINGS
Philadelphian, Parisian, and New Yorker
Norman Carton was a painters painter. He was passionately involved in Education and Lecturing on Art. Carton had quite an impressive and large exhibition history. He was in more than 70 group exhibitions and had more than 20 0ne-man shows. He won numerous awards, prizes and fellowships. In the 30's he was part of the WPA creating murals, in the 40's he founded a fabric design firm and Production Co. which was featured in Interiors magazine, Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, and Womens Wear Daily . These were hand-printed fabrics and his clients were Nina Ricci, Hattie Carnegie, Lord & Taylor, and others. In 1962 Norman Carton opened his own Gallery, the Dewey Gallery, NY City.
His work is represented in over 200 private collections throughout the world and some of the following museums: The Whitney Museum of American Art, Albright-Knox Gallery, Norfolk Museum of Art, Chrysler Art Museum, Jewish Museum, Paris, Museum of Modern Art, Paris, Museum of Art, St. Denis, France.
We are fortunate to have a fine group of small-sized oils, all in original untouched condition, with original labels, frames, etc.
FRUIT. Carton #593. c.1950 (Paris years). 8.5" x 10.5". Oil on canvas in original frame. Label on verso and signed again on canvas verso.
Carton # 1342. Suitcase painting size: 10" x 7". Oil on canvas in original frame. Label on verso and signed again on canvas verso.
The Storm. Carton #1191. 8" x 20". Oil on canvas in original frame. Label on verso and signed again on canvas verso.
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