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    HOWARD MCLEAN (American, 1879-1952)
    Path in Central Park
    Oil on board
    5-3/4 x 8 inches (14.6 x 20.3 cm)
    Signed lower left: McLean
    Titled on label verso

    THE JEAN AND GRAHAM DEVOE WILLIFORD CHARITABLE TRUST

    PROVENANCE:
    Moro Galleries, Inc., New York, May 1, 1980.

    Central Park was a favorite subject of genre painter Howard McLean, who was born in Virginia and lived and worked in New York and New Jersey where street activity became the subject of his impressionistically painted canvases. McLean was attracted to human energy wherever he found it, and relished painting with rich saturated color and lively brushwork. He was a member of the Society of Independent Artists.


    Condition Report*:

    Several pinpoints of surface accretions in lower right quadrant; chip of surface loss at upper extreme left edge with another fleck of surface loss 1-1/4 inches from upper center left edge; there does not appear to be inpainting under UV exam. Framed Dimensions 9.5 X 11.5 Inches

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    May, 2014
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