Feb 13, 2014 - Sale 2338

Sale 2338 - Lot 5

Unsold
Estimate: $ 12,000 - $ 18,000
CHARLES ETHAN PORTER (1847 - 1923)
Floral Composition.

Oil on linen canvas, circa 1885-90. 254x508 mm; 10x20 inches. Signed in oil, lower right.

Provenance: private New York collection.

This romantic still life has an evocative, almost accidental arrangement of strewn blossoms or flowers. Characteristic of Porter's post-Paris period, the fluid, soft brushwork of the flower petals are typical of his late paintings
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