Jan 22, 2015 - Sale 2372

Sale 2372 - Lot 243

Price Realized: $ 4,160
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
The Alaska Census. Oil on canvas. 600x755 mm; 23 3/4x29 3/4 inches. Signed with monogram and dated at bottom. Over original stretcher bars in later frame. 1927.

Additional Details

Frontispiece for a McCall's 1927 feature on a woman's adventure during the Alaskan Gold Rush. Mead Schaeffer was Norman Rockwell's contemporary and Vermont neighbor. The two travelled West together several times, incorporating subjects drawn from their adventures outside of New England.