Bill and Esther Sawyer

Oil on panel
29 x 24 in. (73.7 x 61 cm)
Signed upper left: "E W Dickinson."
Private collection
Photo: Biff Henrich


Painting begun in Provincetown, MA, June 27, 1921, completed January 13, 1922, Buffalo, NY. Portraits of son & daughter of M/M A.W.S. Journal: 1922, January 10, 12, 13.


Mr. & Mrs. Ansley W. Sawyer
Private collection
Private collection

Exhibition History

1927 Albright-Knox: as "Portrait of Bill and Esther Sawyer"
1965 Whitney: Edwin Dickinson. Major retrospective
1970 Burchfield Center, Buffalo: ART in the Buffalo Area: 1920-1930, as "Children's Portrait"
197778 Burchfield Center, Buffalo: Tribute Exhibition: Edwin Dickinson
1981 Niagara Falls: A Legacy of Friendship: Esther Hoyt Sawyer, Edwin W. Dickinson, Nicholas Vasilieff, as "Sonny and Sis"
198182 Burchfield Center, Buffalo: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Portraiture in Western New York, as "Sonny & Sister"