Condition: Good: some fading likely; a few foxing spots; acidic mat, original minimal white painted frame.
The artist studied with John Sloan and Kenneth Hayes Miller, and also taught at The Art Students League for fifteen years. His book, “The Natural Way to Draw” has been an important text for art students since its publication in 1941. Nicolaides exhibited at the Whitney Studio Club ca. 1935, at which this piece may have been been shown.