Bill Bailey

Bill Bailey (American) – Contemporary
Humphreys Mill, 
watercolor, signed l/r,
21.5″ x 29.5″ sight, 24.5″ x 32.5″ frame

Humphreys Mill, watercolor, signed.
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Humphreys Mill, watercolor, signed, framed.
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An Illinois Farm, watercolor, signed, large matt. Painting framed with plexiglass, white matt and gold tone metal surround

An Illinois Farm, watercolor, signed, large matt.
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An Illinois Farm, watercolor, signed, large , framed.
An Illinois Farm, watercolor, signed, large matt, framed - on easel.
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Curious Cows, 
watercolor, signed l/r,
20.0″ x 30″ sight, 22.0″ x 32.0″ frame

Curious Cows, watercolor, signed.
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Old Man, watercolor, signed l/r, 20.0″ x 30″ sight, 22.0″ x 32.0″ frame

Old Man, watercolor, signed, framed.

All paintings are in excellent condition. Humphreys Mill has a new, custom frame. All paintings were purchased from the artist. Humphreys Mill was the winner of Best in Show, Memphis/Germantown (Tennessee) Art League c. 1991. Old Man won Best of Show at the annual exhibition of the Paragould (AR) Art Club.

Bill Bailey was a career engineer until he retired and rediscovered his love for painting. In his 50s, (Artists Statement – Bailey began traveling and capturing locations on film – converting the images into bold, colorful watercolors. He has exhibited widely throughout the South, winning many awards including prizes at the annual exhibitions of the Tennessee Watercolor Society. Resting Place won the Mabel Larsen Collection Award in the 30th Tennessee Watercolor Society Exhibition. The artist won Best in Show at the 2007 Memphis/Germantown Art League Star Artist Show for Lone Fisher, and 4th place for Rocks of Ages. Bill was winning awards as recently as the 2019 Tennessee Watercolor Society Online Exhibition ( – click on Award Winners.

Bill Bailey

Also by this artist:

Birch in Snow – Watercolor
White Elephant – Watercolor
A Time to Dance – Watercolor
The Critic – Watercolor
Working Boat – Watercolor
December Morning (Memphis) – Watercolor


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