Lot 176
Elizabeth O'Neill Verner (American, 1883-1979), The Unemployed, Charleston
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Etching, 1934, on wove paper with Vidalon watermark, pencil signed, titled, and numbered 27/80, unframed.

Image 10 x 8 in.; Sheet 13 3/4 x 11 in.

Elizabeth O’Neill Verner was instrumental in establishing Charleston, South Carolina as a cultural hub of the Southeast. She is best known as an artist – her work is highly prized in the Carolinas – and she also wrote several books about Charleston and hosted visits to her home to help promote the town as a mecca for the Arts. Verner specialized in etchings, watercolors, and pastels, where she captures the charm of everyday life in Charleston.

Toning to sheet; faint crease to left edge of sheet, not affecting image; mat burn; several faint foxing marks to lower margin; tape and adhesive staining to top margin.

$1,000 - 3,000