June 6, 2022 14:00 EST

American Art and Pennsylvania Impressionists

 
Lot 41
 

41

William Aiken Walker (American, 1838–1921)
Southern Cabin 

Signed 'WAWalker' bottom left, oil on board
6 3/8 x 12 3/8 in. (16.2 x 31.4cm)
Executed circa 1860.

Provenance

R.H. Macy & Co., New York, New York (per partial label verso).
Collection of Ms. Ida May Mook, Florida (acquired in 1919, possibly directly from the above, per hand-written inscription verso).
Private Collection, New Jersey.

Sold for $8,190
Estimated at $7,000 - $10,000


 

Signed 'WAWalker' bottom left, oil on board
6 3/8 x 12 3/8 in. (16.2 x 31.4cm)
Executed circa 1860.

Provenance

R.H. Macy & Co., New York, New York (per partial label verso).
Collection of Ms. Ida May Mook, Florida (acquired in 1919, possibly directly from the above, per hand-written inscription verso).
Private Collection, New Jersey.

Note

We wish to thank Mr. John Fowler for confirming the authenticity of the present lot on the basis of photographs. According to Mr. Fowler, the depicted scene takes place in the deep south based on the fauna surrounding the cabin, and the cotton field seen in the background.

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