Book on Melinda Miles
Drawings and Sketches
She sketched regularly from the live model,
still-lifes and portraits, travel scenes, street scenes and objects of
routinely execute highly finished drawings as precise studies for
For the Special Edition, we have selected work from two groups:
--Relatively finished drawings which we have framed behind glass. Many
of these are studies
for paintings or lithographs and may be of special interest to those
collectors who own the
later work. In most cases, Melinda had not placed these for sale in any
gallery; those that
are unsigned will be accompanied by estate documentation.
--Informal model and portrait studies,
taken for the most part from her numerous sketchbooks.
These we've matted simply and in some cases the pieces will fit in the
boxed sets for storage.
We make these available to those collectors who value something simple
from the artist's
own hand, showing her drawing facility and something of her working
process. None of these
are signed; they will come with estate documentation.
Go here for the pages of framed work: Drawings
Go here for the pages of sketchbook work: Sketches
This Special Edition offer is a singular situation. We are acting as
neither the artist's
dealer, nor even as
artist might in mid-career.
We are the estate's
trustees. In publishing
the book we are acting on behalf of the artist's interest in the life
The book will introduce Melinda's artwork to a wide audience and this
Special Edition offer
will help fund that effort. Therefore, we feel justified in extending
special pricing to those who
wish to participate. The prices on the above-linked
pages are for a single image, either
matted or framed. In an order for multiple images, we will discount as
Two to three = 15%
Four or more = 30%
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