Jane A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855)
George R. Bishop June 1st, 1818
Unsigned, identified in the composition.
Watercolor and pencil on paper, 7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in., in a gilt frame.
Condition: Minor irregular toning, not examined out of frame.
Provenance: Found in Connecticut; Collection of Stewart E. Gregory, Sotheby Parke Bernet, 1972; Jackie Schneider, Just Us Antiques, Tucson, Arizona, February 19, 1980.
Literature: Gail and Norbert Savage and Esther Sparts, catalog for the exhibition Three New England Watercolor Painters (Art Institute of Chicago, 1974), p. 66.
Exhibitions: Three New England Watercolor Painters, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, November 16-December 22, 1974; St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri, January 17-March 2, 1975; Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Collection, Williamsburg, Virginia, March 25-May 11, 1975; Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, June 1-September 1, 1975.
Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art.
The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.