Lot 162
Walter M. Bracket (American, 1823-1919), Brown Trout, Rod & Reel on a Bank
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas laid on Masonite, signed and dated 1867 at lower right, presented in a very fine period appropriate gilt frame.

Stretcher size 16 x 24 in.; Frame dimensions 22 1/2 x 30 1/4 in.

From the Collection of Mr. James L. Parker, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Walter M. Bracket was born in Maine, but most closely associated with Boston, Massachusetts. Although known as a prominent portrait painter, his paintings of fish are among his most prized.

Laid on board but retaining old stretchers; very minimal craquelure; no evidence of restoration visible under UV light.

$2,000 - 4,000