Oct 18, 2012 - Sale 2290

Sale 2290 - Lot 5

Estimate: $ 10,000 - $ 15,000
EDWARD M. BANNISTER (1828 - 1901)
Untitled (Landscape and Cloud Study).

Oil on cardstock board, circa 1895. 184x210 mm; 7 1/4x8 1/4 inches. Initialed in oil, lower right.

Provenance: private New York collection.

Bannister often painted small oil studies en plein air that focused on clouds and weather patterns in the sky. The Smitnsonian American Art Museum collection of Bannister paintings includes other small oil on boards of surnrises, sunsets, and storms, including a very similar, undated oil, After the Shower.