Lot 209    

Portuguese Street Scene by Lowell Ellsworth Smith,
2005, Furniture & Decorative Arts / Feb 3-4
watercolor on paper, signed lower right "LOWELL ELLSWORTH SMITH A.W.S., N.A.W.A." A fine scene in vivid colors; 9.75" x 6.75" (w/o frame); 20" x 17" (w/frame). Lowell Ellsworth Smith (1924- ), born in Canton, Ohio, studied at Miami University of Ohio and the Famous Artists School in Westport, CT; worked primarily as in illustrator until 1960 when he began teaching and painting full time.

Provenance:  
Garth's, April 17, 1998, lot 61


Condition:  
EXC, not removed from frame for examination.
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