Jan 24, 2013 - Sale 2300

Sale 2300 - Lot 233

Price Realized: $ 7,200
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 8,000 - $ 12,000
VIOLET OAKLEY. Study for Century Magazine Cover.
Oil on stiff card. 485x310 mm; 19x12 1/4 inches. Signed at the bottom in light paint, "Christmas Cover Pe[n]sion. V. Oakley." Provenance: Present owner obtained from Edith Emerson, Oakley's personal secretary and friend, in the early 1980s. Not examined out of frame.

Additional Details

A study in oil for a 1902 cover of Century Magazine by the celebrated muralist and Brandywine artist/illustrator.