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Missing Chimes paintings sought


Verlaine Newhouse missing


Thomas Chimes, Paul Verlaine, 1974, Oil on wood, 24 ¼ x 15 3/8 inches, Formerly collection of SI Newhouse, New York.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking the whereabouts of four Tom Chimes paintings as they prepare for a show of the work of this Philadelphia artist. We got a note from curator Michael Taylor asking to get the word out, so if you have any info, please pass it along.

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chimes proustThomas Chimes, Marcel Proust on his Deathbed, 1977, Oil on panel, 11 3/8 x 16 7/8 inches, Formerly collection of Chris Whittle, New York.

Duffee untitled missing

Thomas Chimes, Untitled, 1961, Oil on canvas, 10 ¼ x 10 5/8 inches, Formerly collection of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Braun (a.k.a. Georgie Duffee, who ran the Bodley Gallery in New York), Sarasota, FL.

White Sphinx missing


Thomas Chimes, White Sphinx, 1961, Oil on canvas, 10 ¼ x 9 3/8 inches, Formerly collection of Muriel Bultman Francis, New Orleans, LA.