445: Eric L. (Frederic) Pape (American, 1870-1938) Port
Eric L. (Frederic) Pape (American, 1870-1938)
Portrait of Alice (Alice Byrne-Pape)
Signed and dated "E...Pape 1938" l.r., estate stamped on the back of the frame.
Oil on canvasboard, 16 x 12 in. (40.0 x 30.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Minor surface grime.
N.B. Alice Byrne, an actress, lyricist, and author, married Eric Pape in September 1920 at the Little Church Around the Corner in lower Manhattan. Pape's first wife, Alice Monroe-Pape, died in 1911. A photograph of Alice Byrne-Pape and a copy of a newspaper announcement of the couple's quiet wedding accompany the lot.
Condition: Canvasboard with a label from "Clover Brand" on the reverse.