Lot 1009
William Steene (American, 1888-1965), Portrait of My Wife
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas, signed at lower right, retaining an exhibition label to the verso, presented in the likely original frame.

SS 29.5 x 24.25 in.; DOA 37 x 31.5 in.

Private Collection, Greensboro, North Carolina

William Steene painted portraits of many well-known North Carolinians. He and his wife seasoned in both Tryon and Chapel Hill, North Carolina. In 1930, he was commissioned to paint a large history painting titled The Baptism of Virginia Dare for the Legislative Building in Raleigh.

Atlanta, Georgia, 8th Southeastern Annual Exhibition, High Museum of Art, 1953

Minor cracks and some minor nicks to frame.