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    GUY CARLETON WIGGINS (American 1883-1962)
    5th Avenue Blizzard at the Library
    Oil on canvasboard
    12in. x 16in.
    Signed lower left

    Guy C. Wiggins is famous for his impressionistic paintings of New England landscapes and New York cityscapes, particularly snowy winter scenes such as the present work. A native of New York, Wiggins trained at the National Academy of Design and traveled in Europe where he developed an affinity for French Impressionism. He was a critically distinguished and commercially successful artist who sold a number of paintings to museums and private collectors.

    Provenance: Margueritte H. Rohlff Collection and Estate, New York
    Rainone Galleries, Arlington, TX
    acquired from the above by the present owner



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    Condition Report*: Very good condition; craquelure on surface; some retouching along edges, sky, and lions in lower center.
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