Dec 15, 2015 - Sale 2402

Sale 2402 - Lot 38

Price Realized: $ 6,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
LOÏS MAILOU JONES (1905 - 1998)
Rock Creek Park.

Watercolor on thick wove paper, 1950. 457x610 mm; 18x24 inches. Signed and dated in watercolor, lower right.

Provenance: acquired directly from the artist, with her 17th Street Washington, DC address on a fragment of the backing paper; private collection, Maryland.

This charming landscape likely depicts one of Jones' class outings for en plein aire painting from Howard University.