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John La Farge, watercolor, John La Farge (American, 1835-1910), "Upolu, Samoa", c. 1890, watercolor on paper, signed with artist initials lower right, titled lower left, matted and framed under glass, 5.5"h x 4.5"w (sight), 12"h x 10"w (frame)

Notes/Literature: From the Wikipedia entry: "John La Farge was an American painter, muralist, stained glass window maker, decorator, and writer...La Farge traveled extensively in Asia and the South Pacific, which inspired his painting. He visited Japan in 1886 in the company of Henry Adams, and the South Seas in 1890 and 1891, in particular spending time absorbing the culture of Samoa, Tahiti and Fiji"


Good, light event toning to sheet, not examined out of frame

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John La Farge, watercolor

Estimate $800 - $1,200May 17, 2018