Lot 220
Freda Ledford (PA/NC, 1894-1959), Fisherman Mending Nets, Wild Wood, New Jersey
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on board, retains Asheville Art Museum label to verso, framed.

Frame dimensions 30 x 34 1/2 in.

Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, North Carolina

Born in Harrisburg, PA, Ledford studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and at the Foreigners University in Perugia, Italy. She moved to Texas with her family in 1924, but was back in Pennsylvania in the early 1930s. She pursued a successful career as an interior designer and illustrator. By 1945 she was living in Asheville where she continued to paint and teach.

Good estate condition; some minor light yellowing of varnish.