Description

    GUY 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.

    PROVENANCE:
    The artist;
    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."


    Condition Report*:

    Completely stable paint film; very slight warping of top edges of board verso. Framed Dimensions 11 X 13.25 Inches

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    December, 2013
    5th Thursday
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