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Lot 0159
William Aiken Walker
(American/South Carolina, 1839-1921)

"Cotton Picker Holding a Pipe"

oil on beveled artist board
signed lower left, old inscription en verso.
Period gilt frame.
10-1/2" x 5-1/2", framed 16-1/4" x 10-3/4"

Provenance: To be included in John Fowler's upcoming catalogue raisonne of the artist.


Oil on board affixed to a beveled board. Surface dirt, yellowing/toning of the varnish layer; small area of paint loss upper mid-right (sky); signs of inpainting upper right and upper left (sky); signs of inpainting in center (jacket) and mid-left (top of basket). Period frame with surface marks, nicks and abrasions; losses along edges and corners.

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William A. Walker (US/South Carolina, 1839-1921)

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000Apr 27, 2019