Eric L. (Frederic) Pape (American, 1870-1938)
Illustration from The Scarlet Letter
Signed and dated "Eric Pape/1900" l.l., estate stamped on the frame backing paper.
Oil on (en grisaille) canvas, 19 1/2 x 13 1/4 in. (49.8 x 33.4 cm), framed.
Condition: Retouch, scattered small abrasions and surface imperfections, canvas trimmed and laid on paperboard support with a small area of nonadhesion u.c.
Literature: Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter (Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1900), p. 135.