Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas (edge-lined), signed "T C Corner" lower left, presented in a gilt frame.
SS 9 x 11.75 in.; DOA 13.75 x 16.5 in.Private Collection, Greensboro, North Carolina
Thomas studied at the Maryland Institute College of Art and Art Students League in New York under J. Alden Weir and Kenyon Cox before enrolling in the Acadêmie Jullian in the fall of 1888. While in Paris, Corner attended classes led by Jean-Joseph Benjamin-Constant, Jules Joseph Lefebvre, Gabriel Ferrier, and François Flameng. In 1892, he returned to Baltimore where he embarked on a successful career as a portrait artist.
Light stable craquelure to sky, small patch visible to verso, scattered areas of restorations visible under blacklight, faint impression of stretcher marks; some wear to frame.