Eric Sloane, Wiley Post, and the Winnie Mae

“It was Sloane’s friendship with Wiley Post that introduced him to a new area of artistic exploration…Sloane wrote of flying with Post one day when the aviator told him that ‘Someday an artist will come along and just paint clouds and sky’.
-From Aware: A Retrospective of the life and work of Eric Sloane by Wil Mauch. Used by permission.

“The Winnie Mae”
Oil on Masonite

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