Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas, signed lower right, presented in a wood and composition frame.
SS 35.75 x 27.5 in.; DOA 41.5 x 33.75 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.
Scattered stable craquelure, slight impression on stretcher marks; lower half is lined with some restoration visible under blacklight at lower right and later paint to collie’s torso.
$5,000 - 7,000