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    PAUL BERNARD KING (American 1867-1947)
    Old Willows in Spring
    Oil on canvas
    16in. x 20in.
    Signed lower right

    A New York artist, Paul King was highly regarded in the art community, winning top awards for his work at the Salmagundi Club. Initially apprenticed to a lithography studio, he studied fine art at the Art Students League of Buffalo and the New York Art Students League under Henry S. Mowbray. As a student, he created illustrations for Life and Harper's. King also studied in Holland with Willy Sluiter, Evert Pieters and Bernard Bloomers from 1905-06. He is best known for his impressionistic renderings of Northeastern landscapes and harbor scenes.

    Provenance: Sale, Salmagundi Club, New York, no. 42
    Alan Galleries, Houston, TX
    Bob Hoff, Houston, TX
    by descent to his widow
    Rainone Galleries, Arlington, TX
    acquired from the above by the present owner



    Condition Report*: Very good condition; canvas has been reinforced with lining; light retouching and some lifting in upper right corner and along upper edge.
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    May, 2006
    3rd-4th Wednesday-Thursday
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