Dec 10, 2020 - Sale 2554

Sale 2554 - Lot 16

Price Realized: $ 10,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
LOÏS MAILOU JONES (1905 - 1998)
Vineyard Haven Harbor.

Watercolor on paper, 1933. 241x343 mm; 9 1/2x13 1/2 inches. Signed and dated in watercolor, lower right. Titled in pencil on mat.

Provenance: acquired directly from the artist; Boston, MA; thence by descent, private collection, Roxbury, MA: private collection, MD..

This charming view of Vineyard Haven Harbor is an early example of the artist's painting on Martha's Vineyard. The harbor docks in Tisbury were typical of the Martha's Vineyard subjects which Jones would revisit many times over a 60-year period, beginning with childhood summer visits to her family's residence in Oak Bluffs.