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Samuel Peter Rolt Triscott (American, 1846-1925) Monhegan-Burnt Head in Foreground, White Head Beyond

Auction: Discovery - 3019T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: July 13, 2017 10:00AM


Samuel Peter Rolt Triscott (American, 1846-1925)

Monhegan-Burnt Head in Foreground, White Head Beyond. Signed "S.P. Rolt Triscott" l.l., numbered and titled "No. 6..." on the back of the frame, with a partial label from W.J. Gardner Company on the frame backing paper. Watercolor on paper, sight size 13 5/8 x 10 3/4 in., framed. Condition: Not examined out of frame.

N.B. Samuel Triscott was born in England and came to the United States in 1871, settling in Worcester, Massachusetts, where he worked as a civil engineer and surveyor. Triscott was active in the art world and showed regularly at the Boston Art Club, the American Watercolor Society in New York, The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and the Gallery of J. Eastman Chase. In 1885, he was one of the founding members of the Boston Society of Water Color Painters. In the early 1890s he began visiting Monhegan Island and eventually moved there full time.
Estimate $600-800

Although the frame was not opened during cataloging, the condition of the watercolor appears good.

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W.J. Gardner Company, Samuel Peter Rolt Triscott, N.B. Samuel Triscott, United Kingdom, United States