02-07-2014 02-07-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2704B Boston
February 7, 2014 4:00PMCalender

Attributed to Francis Luis Mora (American, 1874-1940) Garden Party

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2704B Location: Boston Date / Time: February 07, 2014 4:00PM


Attributed to Francis Luis Mora (American, 1874-1940)

Garden Party, alternatively titled Mrs. Mora, Daughter Rosemary, and Friend
Unsigned, titled and dated "Garden Party 1907" on a presentation plaque, titled
and dated "Mrs. Mora, daughter Rosemary, and Friend, circa 1917" on an old label affixed to the frame backing.
Watercolor and graphite on paper, 14 x 20 in. (35.4 x 50.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Minor soiling to the reverse.

Provenance: Purchased from Schweitzer Gallery, New York, by the current owner.

N.B. If the watercolor does depict the artist's daughter Rosemary, it must date from within a year or two after her birth in the summer of 1918.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Inscribed "5859/Schweitzer" in pencil on the reverse.

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Francis Luis Mora, Rosemary, Schweitzer Gallery