Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Watercolor on paper, both signed lower left, matted and framed under glass.
Frame dimensions 30 x 37 in. (each)
Joseph Day Knap was originally from Scottdale, Pennsylvania and graduated from Columbia University in 1897. An avid sportsman, he began selling his watercolors of geese and ducks in 1924. In 1937, his design was used for the federal stamp for duck hunting licenses. He illustrated numerous magazines and his work was exhibited at Kennedy Galleries, Crossroads of Sport and Abercrombie & Fitch Co. in New York and Ackermann Galleries in London.
Redheads with small pinhole in upper left quadrant, light toning to sheet, light mat burn, minor foxing, some looseness to frame; Geese with light toning to sheet, mat burn, minor scattered foxing. Neither examined out of the frame.