Lot 680: EDWARD CHALMERS LEAVITT OIL ON BOARD (Rhode Island
January 18, 2017
Portland, OR, USALive Auction
Description: EDWARD CHALMERS LEAVITT OIL ON BOARD (Rhode Island, 1842-1904) Peaches and grapes. Signed "E.C. Leavitt" lower right and dated 1869. Image measures 8" x 20.75". In a period gilt wood and gesso frame, 14" x 26.25" overall. Leavitt served in the Navy during the Civil War and was a descendant of passengers on the Mayflower.