Lot 482
Christopher Pearce Cranch (NY/MA, 1813-1892), The Escape
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas (lined), signed at lower right, presented in a period gilt frame.

SS 19 x 35 in.; DOA 25 x 40.75 in.

Cranch was raised in Washington, D.C., and originally trained as a minister. In 1840, he left the ministry, moved to New York City and devoted himself to landscape painting. He traveled extensively but is best known for his New England landscapes, exhibiting often at the National Academy of Design.

$800 - 1,200