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Description

William Steene (American, 1888-1965), Portrait of My Wife

oil on canvas, signed at lower right, retaining an exhibition label to the verso, presented in the likely original frame.
SS 29.5 x 24.25 in.; DOA 37 x 31.5 in.
William Steene painted portraits of many well-known North Carolinians. He and his wife seasoned in both Tryon and Chapel Hill, North Carolina. In 1930, he was commissioned to paint a large history painting titled The Baptism of Virginia Dare for the Legislative Building in Raleigh.

Exhibited:
Atlanta, Georgia, 8th Southeastern Annual Exhibition, High Museum of Art, 1953
Private Collection, Greensboro, North Carolina
Additional high-resolution photos are available at LelandLittle.com

Condition

Minor cracks and some minor nicks to frame.

Buyer's Premium

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William Steene (American, 1888-1965), Portrait of My

Estimate $25 - $25,000Jan 16, 2020
Starting Bid $25