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September 30, 2021 10:00 AMCalender

George Hawley Hallowell (American, 1871-1926) Rising Mist on Lunksoos Pond

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3750BLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: September 30, 2021 10:00AM


George Hawley Hallowell (American, 1871-1926)

Rising Mist on Lunksoos Pond
Unsigned, titled, dated, and ascribed ".../ca. 1903/George H. Hallowell" in an inscription in a later hand on the frame backing.
Watercolor on blue/gray paper, sheet size 9 3/8 x 12 1/4 in. (23.7 x 31.0 cm),framed.
Condition: Stains, abrasions, and small loss along the top edge of recto, crease across the u.l. corner, subtle handling ceases, minor toning, fox mark to sky in u.l. quadrant, hinged to back mat in two places on the upper edge of the reverse.

Provenance: Estate of the artist to Morton Vose, Boston, to Alfred J. Walker Fine Arts, Boston, to the present New England collection.

N.B. Lunksoos is the name given to a mountain, a lake, and a camp near Maine's famous Mount Katahdin. The name may be derived from a local Native American word refering to a monsterous creature, possibly a catamount- or wolverine-like animal.
Estimate $600-800

Framed dimensions are 16 x 19 1/8 x 2 in.

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H. Hallowell, George Hawley Hallowell