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    EDWARD K. WILLIAMS (American, 1870-1950)
    Brown County Homestead in Winter, circa 1920
    Oil on canvas
    20 x 24 inches (50.8 x 61.0 cm)
    Signed lower left: Edward K. Williams
    Inscribed indistinctly with partial label on stretcher

    PROPERTY FROM OTTESTAD'S ANTIQUES/THE CARTER FAMILY COLLECTION, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

    PROVENANCE:
    Albert Edward Wiggam, New York, 1927;
    Ottestad's Antiques, Los Angeles, California;
    Carter family collection, Los Angeles, California.

    According to a label verso and an inscription on the frame, this painting won first prize ($500) at a national painting competition in Chicago, Illinois in 1921.


    Condition Report*: Wax-lined canvas. Faint minor craquelure in the center left and upper center quadrants. Paint layer is stable. Under UV examination, no evidence of restoration. The painting retains a period frame. Framed Dimensions 23.5 X 27.5 Inches
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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    10th Saturday
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