DescriptionGUY CARLETON WIGGINS (American, 1883-1962)
The French Warship "Richelieu" in the East River, 1943
Oil on canvas board
8-1/4 x 10 inches (21.0 x 25.4 cm)
Signed lower left: Guy Wiggins N.A.; dated lower right: 1943
Inscribed verso: The French Warship "Richelieu" in the East River / To my son, Carleton. / Apr. 1943. / Guy Wiggins. NA.
Carleton Wiggins, the artist's son, gift from the above, 1943;
Mr. Katler, 2002;
Private collection, Gulfport, Mississippi.
This lot is accompanied by a copy of a 2002 letter from the artist's granddaughter, Susan Sokol, stating that "this painting was given to my father Carleton Wiggins from my grandfather Guy Wiggins."
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