CHARLES ETHAN PORTER (1847 - 1923) Strawberries in a Basket.
Oil on linen canvas, circa 1888. 304x406 mm; 12x16 inches. Signed in oil, lower right.
Provenance: Peg Alston Fine Arts, New York; private collection, New York (1992).
Porter often painted still lifes of fruit, with a combination of naturalism and attention to beauty. A similar painting, Strawberries, 1888, is in the collection of Charlynn and Warren Goins, New York. Cummings cat. 30, p. 77.