DescriptionEDWIN FRANK SCOTT (American, 1862-1929)
A Gray Day in Paris
Oil on beveled panel
13-3/4 x 10-1/2 inches (34.9 x 26.7 cm)
Signed lower left: Edwin Scott
THE JEAN AND GRAHAM DEVOE WILLIFORD CHARITABLE TRUST
Sotheby's Arcade, New York, September 25, 1992, lot 279.
Born in Buffalo, Edwin Frank Scott lived in New York City during the 1880s before moving to Paris permanently in 1895. He studied with Alexandre Cabanel at the École des Beaux-Arts, and forged a successful career painting views of his adopted city. His exhibition record is extensive. He exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy, 1914; Salon de la Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Paris; National Academy of Design, New York, 1886; Paris Salon, 1888-1889, 1891-1894, 1896-1897, 1899; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, 1892-1893, 1896-1897, 1905-1911; Antwerp Exposition, 1894; Art Institute of Chicago 1894, 1896-1898, 1907, 1909 and at Carnegie Institute's International Exhibitions, 1913, 1923 1924.
Modest surface soil, a few scratches along perimeter, probably stemming from frame abrasion. Some surface soil. A few areas of strengthening in the staffage and the largest building's profile. Otherwise untouched. Framed Dimensions 17 X 13.75 Inches
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