Eunice Pinney (Connecticut, 1770-1849)
Couple in a Landscape
Watercolor on paper, 10 5/8 x 14 7/8 in., in a gilt molded frame.
Condition: A few short tears at edges.
Provenance: Mr. & Mrs. William Gunn; Mary Allis; Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Sotheby Parke Bernet; Mr. & Mrs. William E. Wiltshire III; Sotheby's, February 1, 1985, Lot 507.
Literature: Richard B. Woodward, American Folk Paintings: Selections from the Collection of Mr. & Mrs. William Wiltshire III, 1977, pp. 48-49; Susan Foster, "Couple & Casualty: The Art of Eunice Pinney Unveiled," Folk Art, Summer 1996, p. 30.
Exhibitions: 19th Century American Women Artists, The Whitney Museum of American Art, Downtown Branch, New York, January 14-February 25, 1976; American Folk Painting: Selections from the Collection of Mr. & Mrs. William Wiltshire III, November 29, 1977-January 8, 1978; Rhode Island Collects Paper, Museum of Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, March 7-April 27, 1986.
The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art
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