Lehman College Art Gallery


THE GEES BEND TRADITION

Checklist 
 

Leola Pettway-Star Variation Quilt

Mary Lee Bendolph
Untitled, no date
Quilted fabric
75 x 75 inches
Courtesy of Linda Day Clark

 

Mary Lee Bendolph-Camo

Mary Lee Bendolph
Camo, 2005
Camo and Jeans
78 x 85 inches
Courtesy of Rubin Bendolph, Jr.

 

 

MAry Lee Bendolph Q Bar

Mary Lee Bendolph
Q-Bar, 2003
Cotton
81 x 89 inches
Courtesy of Rubin Bendolph, Jr.


 

MAry Lee Bendolph-Hello

Mary Lee Bendolph
Hello, 2009
Cotton
85 x 82 inches
Courtesy of Rubin Bendolph, Jr.


 

Mary Lee Bendolph
Arrow, 2005
Cotton
79 x 84 inches
Courtesy of Rubin Bendolph, Jr.

 

Bennett

Loretta Bennett
Broken Housetop, 2008
Quilted fabric
81 x 68 inches
Courtesy of Craig and Joan Martahus

 

Loretta Bennett-Tank

Loretta Bennett
Tank, 2004
Quilted fabric
75 x 60 inches
Courtesy of Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle



Loretta Bennett-Wrapped in Denim

Loretta Bennett
Wrapped in Denim, 2014
Quilted fabric
84 X 84 inches
Courtesy of Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle



Loretta Bennet Cabin Log with Cracks

Loretta Bennett
Log Cabin with Cracks, 2014
Quilted fabric
84 X 84 inches
Courtesy of Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle


 

 

Loretta Bennett Flow Plans

Loretta Bennett
Flow Plans, 2012
Quilted fabric
76 x 89 inches
Courtesy of Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle

 

 

Pettway - Bethelem

Leola Pettway
Star of Bethlehem with Satellite Stars Quilt, 1991
Cotton and synthetics
102 x 93 1/2 inches
Courtesy of the American Folk Art Museum, New York Museum purchase
made possible in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts,
with matching funds from the Great American Quilt Festival 3, 1991.13.4


 

Leola Pettway-Star Variation Quilt

Leola Pettway
Star Variation Quilt, 1991
Cotton and synthetics
80 1/2 x 78 1/2 inches
Courtesy of the American Folk Art Museum, New York Museum purchase
made possible in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts,
with matching funds from the Great American Quilt Festival 3, 1991.13.3

Qunnie Pettway-Four House Blocks

Qunnie Pettway

Four House Top Blocks, 2004
Quilted fabric
90 x 72 inches
Courtesy of Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle

 



Tinnie Dell Pettway

Tinnie Dell Pettway
Gee’s Bend Tradition, 2009
Quilted fabric
79 x 82 inches
Courtesy of That’s Sew Gee’s Bend



Prints

 

Mary Lee-Print


Mary Lee Bendolph
Get Ready, 2006
Softground aquatint
36 x 43 inches
Edition # 35/50
Courtesy of Paulson Bott Press

 

Lee Bendolph Black and Brown

Mary Lee Bendolph
Black and Brown, 2005
Color aquatint etching
33 x 30 ½ inches
Edition # 45/50
Courtesy of Paulson Bott Press

 

Louisiana Bendolph - History

Louisiana Bendolph
History, 2007
Softground aquatint
27 ¾ x 34 ½ inches
Edition # 17/50
Courtesy of Paulson Bott Press

 

 

Louisiana Bendolph - American Housetop

Louisiana Bendolph
American Housetop (For the Arnetts), 2005
Color aquatint etching
45 ½ x 38 inches
Edition # 31/50
Courtesy of Paulson Bott Press

 

 

Loretta Bennett No Way No Way

Loretta Bennett
No Way, No Way, 2006
Softground spitbite aquatint etching
29 1/2 x 36 inches
Edition # 26/50
Courtesy of Paulson Bott Press

 

 

Loretta Bennett-Blues

Loretta Bennett
Blues, 2007
Softground spitbite aquatint etching
42 3/4  x 31 inches
Edition # 23/50
Courtesy of Paulson Bott Press

 

 

Loretta Pettway-LazyGal

Loretta Pettway
Lazy Gal, 2006
Softground spitbite aquatint and hardground etching
39 1/2 x 33 inches
Edition # 14/50
Courtesy of Paulson Bott Press

 

Loretta Pettway-old beauty

Loretta Pettway
Old Beauty, 2006
Softground spitbite aquatint etching
28 x 24 ¾ inches
Edition # 28/50
Courtesy of Paulson Bott Press


The Gee's Bend Tradition - Photographs by Arthur Rothstein and Marion Post Wolcott
Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information - Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

1

Arthur Rothstein
Girl at Gee's Bend (Artelia Bendolph) April, 1937
Digital file from original nitrate negative
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division



2

Arthur Rothstein
Sewing a Quilt
(Lucy Mooney and granddaughters Lucy P. Pettway and
Bertha Pettway)
April, 1937
Digital file from original nitrate negative
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

 

 

3

Arthur Rothstein
Former Home of the Pettways
, April, 1937
Digital file from original nitrate negative
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division


 

Image 7

Arthur Rothstein
Untitled
(Gee's Bend, Alabama), February, 1937
Digital file from original nitrate negative
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

 

 

Image 9

Arthur Rothstein
Lucy, former cook for the Pettways. Gee's Bend, Alabama
, April, 1937
Digital file from original nitrate negative
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

 

Image 10

Arthur Rothstein
Going to School. Gee's Bend, Alabama
, April, 1937
Digital file from original nitrate negative
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

 

Image 11

Arthur Rothstein
Carrying Water (Annie Pettway Randolph)
. Gee's Bend, Alabama, April, 1937
Digital file from original nitrate negative
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

 

 

Image 12

Marion Post Wolcott
Old Cable Ferry between Camden and Gee's Bend, Alabama
, May, 1939
Digital file from original nitrate negative
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

 

 

Image 13

Marion Post Wolcott
Supervised Games. Gee's Bend, Alabama
, May, 1939
Digital file from original nitrate negative
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

 

 

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