WILLIAM AIKEN WALKER, American (1838-1921), Couple, oil on panel, 6 1/4 x 12 1/2 inches
WILLIAM AIKEN WALKER
oil on panel
signed lower left "W.A. Walker"
6 1/4 x 12 1/2 inches
Provenance: Calvin Taft, Worcester, Massachusetts (by trade); to his widow, Cornelia Bingham Taft, Worcester, Massachusetts; Private Collection, Connecticut.
Literature: Holly V. Izard and Vanessa J. Hofstetter, "Merrifield at 23 Trowbridge Road," Worcester Historical Museum, September 23, 2003-December 4, 2004, illustrated (references this work and describes the provenance, "This is one of two paintings acquired by Calvin Taft while trading with southern plantation owners.") A copy of this booklet accompanies the lot.
Framed dimensions: 11 1/2 x 17 3/4 x 2 inches
Tags: oil painting, Southern, 19th century
Condition: overall excellent condition, no restoration apparent under UV, in an original frame
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