Larry Day, Miss Charkow and Mrs. Melnicoff

Larry Day: Untitled (Portrait of Natalie Charkow and Mitzi Melnicoff) (c. 1967) Oil on canvas
Miss Charkow and Mrs. Melnicoff
c. 1967
Oil on canvas
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Gift of Claudia Raab and Natalie Charkow Hollander, 2013
39 x 39 in.

Painter Mitzi Melnicoff and sculptor Natalie Charkow Hollander were friends and colleagues of Day at the University of the Arts. Charkow Hollander recalls sitting for this portrait, recalling that the three artists “had a lot of laughs together.”


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  • I was a student of Mitzi's at PCA in 1966 and knew Natalie from her work as a sculptor and teacher at PCA I saw this painting in a show of Larry's at 1708 Gallery in 1967 and the image has captured these 2 artists so well

    Bill White