Lot 184
Claude Howell (NC, 1915-1997), Fisherman's Pier
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas, signed and dated 1946 at lower left, titled and numbered 1271 on the stretcher, the verso of the canvas with oil painting of two women, retaining two exhibition labels to verso, presented in a later frame.

SS 35.25 x 25.25 in.; DOA 41.5 x 31.5 in.

From the News & Observer Art Collection, Raleigh, NC

"Claude Howell - A Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings," North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC, January 19 - February 16, 1975;

Piedmont Festival, Inc., Winston-Salem, NC

Born in Wilmington, Howell received his early artistic training from an eccentric British transplant, Elisabeth Chant. He went on to seek further training during his travels to artist colonies in the Northeast, New York, and Paris. Through these travels, Howell learned to paint what he knew and loved - life along the Cape Fear.

Several paint flakes to red pole at far right of composition; two small paint flakes to sky at left of net; minor scuffing to frame.

$8,000 - 12,000