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Alice Ravenel Huger Smith (American, 1876-1958) Weather Unsigned, label from Pink House Galleries, Charleston, South Carolina, on the

Auction:
2068
Lot:
246
Sold for:
$9,200$8,000

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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) "Weather" Unsigned, label from Pink House Galleries, Charleston, South Carolina, on the reverse. Watercolor on paper, sight size 22 1/4 x 31 1/4 in. (56.3 x 79.2 cm), framed. Condition: Subtle toning, not examined out of frame. N.B. "Weather," the work presented here, was painted in 1943 before Harry McInvaill's engagement, and was given to the couple as a wedding present in 1944, together with several other works. In the note accompanying this gift the artist wrote "I painted this for you before I knew about her - must have felt the sunshine coming with her."
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Keywords

Alice Ravenel Huger Smith, South Carolina, Charleston, Harry McInvaill, Huger, Watercolor painting