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.From the estate of the late Carolyn Robinson Scott, Southern Pines, North Carolina
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