Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Watercolor on paper, signed and dated 1947 at lower left, verso of paper has a watercolor of a lake scene, possibly depicting Greenfield Lake in Howell's hometown of Wilmington, North Carolina, matted and framed under glass.
SS 13 x 19.75 in.; DOA 19 1/8 x 26 in.Private Collection, Wilmington, NC
St. John's Gallery, Wilmington, NC (circa 1970s)
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.
Some toning and fading to sheet.
$800 - 1,200