Lot 337
William Wallace Gilchrist, Jr. (American, 1879-1926), Shadows
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas (lined), signed lower right, retains to labels to verso, presented in an antique gilt composition frame.

Stretcher size 22 1/4 x 28 in.; Frame dimensions 31 1/2 x 37 1/2 in.

From the Collection of James H. Craig and Randy S. Johnson, Sarasota, Florida

National Academy of Design, no. 255, 1913
Charlotte, North Carolina, Mint Museum Randolph, Personal Preferences: Paintings from the Jim Craig and Randy Johnson Collection, February 1 - June 3, 2007

William Wallace Gilchrist, Jr. was born into an artistic family. His father, William Wallace Gilchrist, Sr., was a talented musician and composer. Although not musically inclined, William Jr. did show early talent for painting and drawing. He received his formal training at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia, studying under such talent as Cecilia Beaux, Thomas Anshutz and William Merritt Chase. Gilchrist also studied with Winslow Homer during summer vacations in Maine.

Good estate condition; a few minor spots of retouch visible under UV light.

$3,000 - 5,000