Lot 2235
Marvin Midgett (NC, 1884-1971), Hen Redhead
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, circa 1930, carved and painted wood.

Length 17 in.

From the Personal Collection of Mr. Kroghie Andresen, Charlotte, North Carolina

Former collection of Jim Gibson.

Marvin Midgett typically made canvas over wire decoys. His wooden duck decoys are rare and extremely collectible. This hen redhead has a very stately pose with a warm surface. A rig mate is published on page 315 of Gunnin' Birds by Kroghie Andresen.

Original paint, age checking, imperfection to wood on left side of breast.