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409: Will Ousley (American/Louisiana, 1866-
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Auction ended on June 5th, 2004 UTC
409: Will Ousley (American/Louisiana, 1866-
Will Ousley (American/Louisiana, 1866-1953) , "Sun Reflection, Barnes Creek, West Lake, Louisiana", oil on canvas, signed lower right, signed, titled, dated "1935" and inscription en verso, 26 in . x 16 in., in a period frame. Accompanied by a hand-written note with the provenanance. Note: According to the handwritten note accompanying the painting, “My mother was born and raised around Lake Charles. We would go to Lake Charles often to visit and this year, we went during the Christmas Holidays. My mother took me to Ousley to visit and I looked at his paintings. I saw this painting and I asked Mr. Ousley if he would sell it to me. I gave him the little money I had and have enjoyed this painting for almost seventy years.”
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