Walter Launt Palmer (NY, 1854-1932), The White Way
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas, signed at lower left, pencil inscription to top stretcher reads "The White Way / Walter L. Palmer," retaining remnants of a gallery label to the top stretcher, presented in the original gilt composition frame.
SS 29.25 x 29.25 in.; DOA 37.5 x 37.5 in.
Born in Albany, New York, Walter Palmer studied with Frederick Church in Hudson, New York and later with Carolus-Duran in Paris. Palmer won the National Academy's Julius Hallgarten Prize for a winter landscape, titled January, in 1887. Following this success, Palmer concentrated on winter snow scenes for which he is best known.
Craquelure; small paint flake in lower right corner; slight buckling to canvas in top right and left corners; areas of re-touch to center of composition visible under UV light; light surface grime and slight yellowing to varnish in areas; minor rubbing to frame.
$20,000 - 40,000