Description

    George Copeland Ault (American, 1891-1948)
    Sailboat (Lumber Schooner and Wharves), 1922
    Watercolor on paper
    7-1/2 x 11 inches (19.1 x 27.9 cm) (sheet)
    Signed and dated upper right: G.C. Ault '22
    Signed, dated, and inscribed verso: Lumber Schooner and Wharves / George Ault / 1922

    PROVENANCE:
    Coe Kerr Gallery, Inc., New York;
    Terry De Lapp, Gallery, Los Angeles, California;
    Maria and Barry King, Texas, acquired from the above, September 1986;
    Heritage Auctions, Dallas, November 17, 2014, lot 68034;
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.

    EXHIBITED:
    El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas, "Modern American Painting 1907-1936: The Maria and Barry King Collection," September 8, 2013-January 5, 2014, no. 77.

    LITERATURE:
    P.S. Cable, Modern American Painting 1907-1936: The Maria and Barry King Collection, exhibition catalogue, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas, 2013, pp. 90-91, no. 77, illustrated.


    Condition Report*:

    Spots of light discoloration, particularly in the lower right quadrant; several tiny dark pinpoints in the sky and far left bottom edge. The paper is hinged to the mat at the top corners verso; matted and framed under glass. Framed Dimensions 10.25 X 13.625 Inches

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