Susan Catherine Moore Waters (American, 1823-1900) Portrait of a Girl and Her Dog in a Grape Arbor.
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2494
- Date / Time :
- March 07, 2010 11:00AM
Susan Catherine Moore Waters (American, 1823-1900)
Portrait of a Girl and Her Dog in a Grape Arbor. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, sight size 39 3/4 x 28 in., unframed. Condition: Unrestored, minor varnish inconsistencies, stable craquelure, two small paint loss repairs l.c. 1/2 and 1/3 in. dia. near the bottom of her left facing shoe.
Note: This painting shows the best of Susan Waters' portraiture: a light color ground and precisely painted costume, full-length rendering of a child done outdoors with an appealing pet, and a botanically accurate plant.
Provenance: This painting has remained in a New Hampshire collection since it was purchased at Skinner thirty years ago.