Description: CHARLES ETHAN PORTER
Floral Still Life
oil on canvas, signed faintly lower left
7 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches
Provenance: The Cooley Gallery, Old Lyme, Connecticut; Private Collection, Connecticut.
Exhibitions: New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut, " Charles Ethan Porter: African American Master of Still Life," January 12 - March 16, 2008; North Carolina Central University Art Museum, Durham, North Carolina, "Charles Ethan Porter: African American Master of Still Life," August 17 - November 2, 2008.
Other Notes: A copy of the purchase receipt from The Cooley Gallery accompanies the lot.
Tags: still life, 19th century, oil painting, black artist
Condition: Canvas: Lined
Condition: Very Good/Good
Frame: Superior Quality Reproduction
Remnant varnish apparent under UV
Framed dimensions - 14 3/8 x 18 1/4 x 2 1/2 inches
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