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FLOWERS IN THE WINDOW
Oil on canvas

Painted in NYC c.1955
Showen Jan 16 thru 4 Feb 1961
Arger Gallery
1418 Ponce DeLeon Boulevard
Coral Gables Florida


ABSTRACION
Oil on canvas

1959
Featured in:
"Umaña" Editions Heraclita 1989


FLOWERS WITH BLUE BACKGROUND
Oil on canvas

1962


SPACE SCAPE
Oil on canvas

1962


THE WAY FARERS
Oil on canvas

Painted in Barcolona c.1929

38cm X 45cm


VISITATION
Oil on canvas
1956

142 cm x 110 cm


BLUE FLOWERS ON YELLOW BACKGROUND
Oil on canvas

c. 1979
Exibited in Singapore 1980's


STILL LIFE WITH PEARS
Pastel

c.1965

Left sculpture: Womans Head
Carrara Marble
Center sculpture: Pink Onyx Head
Right sculpture: Picadore
c.1968 forged iron


WOMAN BY THE SEA
Oil on canvas
Painted in NYC 1947

76cm x 102cm


IN THE DRESSING ROOM
Oil on canvas

c.1968
Notes: The model "Marilyn Mayblum" was used for all four women in this picture.


MARINA
Oil on canvas

c.1990

exhibited: Lynchburg Fine Arts Center
Lynchburg VA 1990


Left Painting:
WOMAN ON RED CHAIR
Oil on canvas

Right Painting:
WOMEN WITH WHITE BLOUSE
Oil on canvas


STILL LIFE WITH PARRON
Oil on canvas

c.1956


ABSTRACT DANCER
Oil on canvas


CENTRAL PARK
Oil on canvas

Painted NYC c.1969
Inspired by "A Sunday on La Grande Jatte" By Georges Seurat


ABSTRACT STILL LIFE
PEARS IN A BOWL WITH BOTTLES
Oil on canvas

Painted in Paris c.1950


Sketches by Helen McGehee

Top Sketch:
Costumes for "Retablo de Masse Pedro" (Master Peter's Puppet Show), Choreography by Hellen McGehee
Bottom Sketch:
Costumes for "One More Gaudy Night" Choreography by Martha Graham
Sculptures By Umaña
Left Scupture:
White Marble Horses Head
Right Sculpture:
Black Marble Abstract Head


STILL LIFE
Oil on canvas

Painted in Paris 1949
Exhibited in exhibitions at the Salon de Mai and the Salon des Arts Nouveaux Paris

46cm x 65cm


Left Painting:
AT THE THEATRE
Oil on canvas
1966

Right Painting:
AT THE EXHIBITION
Oil on canvas
1996

170cm x 146cm


SPACE SCAPE


RECLNING NUDE
Oil on canvas

c. late 1960's


Left Painting:
PROTRAIT OF LENORE

Right Painting:
SPACE SCAPE


IMAGINARY LANDSCAPE
HOUSE IN THE DESERT


Left Painting:
STILL LIFE WITH MANDOLIN

Center Sculpture:
FORGED IRON FIGURE

Right Painting:
IMAGINARY LANSCAPE

Left Miniature:
A painting of Helen McGehee
Watercolor on Ivory
by Salliel Mahood (Helen's grandmother)

Right Miniature:
A painting of Gibson McGehee Jr.
Watercolor on Ivory
by Helen Mahood McGehee (Helen's mother)


STILL LIFE
BOWL OF CHERRIES
Oil on canvas


Left Painting:
UNCERTAIN TEMPER (spacescape)
Oil on canvas

1961


Exhibited Darcy Gallery
1091 Madison Avenue
New York, New York
May 1962

Right Painting:
PORTRAIT OF ADULE


Top Left Painting:
VASE OF FLOWERS ON GREEN
Oil on canvas

Top Right Painting:
ABSTRACT PORTRAIT
Oil on canvas

Bottom Left Painting:
STILL LIFE WITH APPLES, BOTTLE, & GLASS
Oil on canvas
c.1953

Lower Right Painting:
FLOWERS IN GREEN PITCHER
Oil on canvas
1958


TENSLESS PLACE
(Imaginary Landscape)
Oil on canvas

Exhibited at D'Arcy Gallery
1091 Madison Avenue
New York, New York
May 1962


ABSRACTION
Oil on canvas

c.late 1950's


INDUSTRIAL PARIS 1950
Oil on canvas

Painted in Paris


MARKET NORTH OF PARK AVENUE TRAIN TUNNEL
Watercolor on paper

c. Early 1930's

Chassidic Vendors


ENDLES SPACE (spacescape)
Oil on canvas

c.1960


Left Painting:
PORTRAIT OF DORIS
Oil on canvas

c.1965

Right Painting:
ABSTRACT BLUE, GOLD & WHITHE FLOWERS
Oil on canvas

c. late 1950's


Left Painting:
WOMAN IN YELLOW WITH BOOK
Oil on canvas

Right Painting:
MARILYN
Oil on canvas


FLOWERS ON BROWN BACKGROUND WITH CHERRIES
Oil on canvas

1957


STORM (spacescape)


Painting:
DORIS
Oil on canvas

Center sculpture:
Pink Marble Head

Miniature lower right:
HIPPIES
Oil on canvas


PORTRAIT OF WOMAN IN LAVENDER BLOUSE


ABSTRACT STILL LIFE
BLUE PITCHER ON YELLOW CLOTH
Oil on canvas

1951


STILL LIFE WITH GREEN PEARS & BROWN COFEE POT
Oil on canvas

1948


NUDES IN A WINDOW
Oil on canvas


WOMAN WITH A CAT
Oil on canvas

1952