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Around the Campfire

Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on paperboard
Support size: 11 x 13 1/2 inches
Circa 1930
Now on view: TJC Gallery, Spartanburg, South Carolina

Hutty captures a moment of warmth and community against the backdrop of a night draped in the mystery of the Lowcountry. In this vibrant painting, the glowing campfire illuminates faces and figures gathered in a circle, their features painted with strokes of color that suggest both the flickering light and the intimate bonds of those sharing the space. The hanging Spanish moss adds a haunting beauty to the scene, enhancing the sense of place and the deep connection to the Southern landscape.

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