Jun 09, 2022 - Sale 2608

Sale 2608 - Lot 57

Price Realized: $ 17,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 12,000 - $ 18,000



Study for the story in McClure's magazine, 1907 and as the frontispiece in "The Five Senses" by Angela M. Keyes (New York: Moffat, Yard and Company, 1911). Watercolor on paper mounted to board. 191x110 mm; 7 1/2x4 1/4 on 9x6 3/4-inch sheet. Not signed, but with ownership name of Miss Bessie Cleveland on verso.
Provenance: Private collection, Maine; current owner.
A sweet and detailed watercolor in the style and execution of Smith's other studies. The preparatory drawing of "Touching" from this same series was sold by Swann Galleries in 2018.