Description

    JOSEPH HENRY SHARP (American 1859-1953)
    Taos Landscape, 1934
    Oil on panel
    16 x 20 inches (34.24 x 42.8 cm)
    Signed at lower right: J H Sharp
    Inscribed on verso: To Mr & Mrs Matkin/ From Mr. & Mrs. J.H.Sharp/ Oct. 14th 1934/ with a sketch of an American Indian

    Taos Landscape is an idyllic depiction of a New Mexican landscape in Spring, distinguished by the fresh yellow and green grass in the foreground that extends to the green and blue sloping mountain range in the background. On the reverse is a small ink sketch of a Native American adorned in headdress, accompanied by a personal inscription dedicating the artwork to Mr. and Mrs. Watkins from Sharp and his wife.



    Estimate: $25,000 - $35,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Overall very good condition with minor losses to gilt on frame.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2007
    25th Friday
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