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    CECIL CHICHESTER (American 1891-1963)
    Snow Scene
    Oil on canvas
    25in. x 30in.
    Signed lower right

    A landscape artist and successful illustrator, Cecil Chichester experimented with both impressionistic and realistic painting styles. After studying under Maratta and Birge Harrison, he was an instructor at the Art Students League of New York and the Woodstock School of Painting. He was a prominent member of the Woodstock Art Colony and his works are in several New York collections as well as the White House.

    Provenance: Private Collector
    by descent to his daughter, Mrs. Betina Kruger, 1951
    David Dike, Dallas, TX
    acquired from the above by the present owner



    Condition Report*: Very good condition; unlined original canvas with minor craquelure.
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    May, 2006
    3rd-4th Wednesday-Thursday
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