Laura Coombs Hills (American, 1859-1952)
Little Luster Pitcher
Signed "Laura Hills" in pencil u.l., identified on a label from the Guild of Boston Artists and with a label from Haley & Steele, Boston, both affixed to the frame backing paper.
Pastel on paper/board, sight size 10 1/2 x 8 in. (26.7 x 20.5 cm), in an original black-painted frame.
Condition: Small tack hole to u.l. corner, not examined out of frame.
Provenance: From the artist to Gertrude Hanson, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, and Weston, Massachusetts, through to the current owner.
Although the frame was not opened during cataloging, the condition appears good.
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