Description

    Grace Carpenter Hudson (American, 1865-1937)
    Native American Child Eating Watermelon
    Gouache on paper laid on board
    18-1/4 x 15 inches (46.4 x 38.1 cm) (sight)
    Signed lower right: G Hudson

    We wish to thank Sherrie Smith-Ferri and Karen Holmes, respectively Director and Curator of the Grace Hudson Museum, for their gracious assistance in cataloguing the present work. They noted that "during Hudson's working life, she was primarily based in Ukiah, but it was in Potter Valley--about 20 miles northeast of Ukiah--that watermelons were grown (for their seeds)."




    Condition Report*:

    Light overall discoloration with possible fading; minor foxing; framed under glass.  Framed Dimensions 22.75 X 18.75 Inches

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    November, 2017
    3rd Friday
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