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Alice Ravenel Huger Smith (American, 1876-1958) Sea Signed Alice R

Auction:
2068
Lot:
241
Sold for:
$47,150$41,000

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Auction:
Sale #2068 - 2068
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 11, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Alice Ravenel Huger Smith (American, 1876-1958) "Sea" Signed "Alice R.H. Smith" l.r. Watercolor on paper, sight size 29 x 21 3/4 in. (73.6 x 55.2 cm), framed. Condition: Scattered foxing, subtle toning, not examined out of frame. N.B. "Sea" was one of the works presented by the artist to Harry and Talulah McInvaill as a wedding gift. "Sea" was meant to reflect Harry's profession - he was an Ensign in the Navy - and his aspirations to be a writer and a poet. See also the note for lot 246.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Keywords

Harry McInvaill, Alice R.H. Smith, Alice Ravenel Huger Smith, Talulah McInvaill, artist to Harry, Ensign, writer and a poet, Alice, Book collecting, Genealogy, Huger, Watercolor painting