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Lot 79

Robert William Vonnoh, Attributed: Letter, 1893

Estimate: $200 - $300

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Robert William Vonnoh (American, 1858 - 1933) Attributed: Letter, 1893. Pen and ink on laid paper, unframed, note of the authors name in pencil verso, written by previous owner.

In the development of American Impressionism, Robert Vonnoh is significant both as a painter and as a teacher. He was one of the earliest painters to bring European impressionism to America and his canvases had cool tones and balanced compositions with much capturing of light and atmosphere. He completed more than 500 commissioned portraits, and he had a distinguished teaching career in Boston and Philadelphia.

6.75 x 4.5 inches paper.

Private collection, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

Condition

Good condition; adhesive verso from previous mounting; paper is toned; horizontal crease through the middle.

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