DescriptionFRANCIS LUIS MORA (American, 1874-1940)
The Woodsman (William Compton), circa 1913
Oil on canvas
84 x 41-3/4 inches (213.4 x 106.0 cm)
Signed lower left: F Luis Mora
Inscribed on the stretcher: FROM F.L. MORA / GAYLORDSVILLE. / CNN.
This painting depicts Francis Louis Mora's brother-in-law, William Compton, who helped Mora clear the land he recently purchased in Litchfield Hills, Connecticut.
The painting will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné by Lynne Pauls Baron. We are grateful for Lynne Pauls Baron for her assistance in cataloguing the painting.
Original canvas, surface grime, approximately 2 1/2 inch diagonal repair to right arm above cuff, otherwise very good condition.
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