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    CHARLES YARDLEY TURNER (American, 1850-1918)
    Expectation, 1876
    Oil on canvas
    20 x 12-3/4 inches (50.8 x 32.4 cm)
    Signed, dated, and inscribed lower left: Copyright 1891 / C.Y. Turner 1886

    FROM THE JEAN GRAHAM DEVOE WILLIFORD CHARITABLE TRUST

    Born in Baltimore, distinguished easel painter and muralist Charles Yardley Turner served as assistant director of decoration at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago; for the 1901 Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo he served as the colorist for the entire fair. He served as president of the National Society of Mural Painters from 1904 to 1909.



    Condition Report*: Unlined canvas; light frame wear along lower right edge; under UV exam, there appears to be inpainting along upper, right, and left extreme edges to address frame wear; strengthening in both figures hair and around standing figures long arm; small dots of inpainting in the sky; otherwise, work remains in good overall condition. Framed Dimensions 30.25 X 23 Inches
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    May, 2015
    2nd Saturday
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