Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas, signed lower right, presented in a wood frame with gilt interior, includes Greene Gallery label to verso.
SS 33.75 x 26.5 in.; DOA 41.5 x 34.25 in.From the Estate of the late Mr. & Mrs. Walter R. Davis, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Frank Stick was an important American illustrator who studied under Howard Pyle and was a contemporary of N. C. Wyeth. His illustrations graced the pages of many magazines including Field and Stream
, The Saturday Evening Post
, and Outdoor American
In 1929, Stick moved with his family to the Outer Banks of North Carolina, settling on Roanoke Island. He was a staunch preservationist and was instrumental in achieving the designation of Cape Hatteras Seashore the first National Seashore.
Faint stretcher mark along top edge of canvas; stable craquelure throughout; no evidence of retouch visible under UV light; waxed backing to canvas.
$5,000 - 7,000