Lot 361: Edward Lamson Henry (NY/SC, 1841-1919), The Wedding Party at Cragsmoor Stone Church
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
oil on tin pie plate, signed at lower left "E. L. Henry," presented in a period gilt composition frame.
Image 6.75 in. diameter; DOA 16.75 x 16.75 in.
From the estate of Louis and Luenna von Eltz, Cragsmoor, NY
And by descent to their grandson, Raleigh, NC
Presented as an anniversary gift from the artist to the consignor's grandparents on their 10th wedding anniversary, 20 April 1902. The traditional gift for the 10th anniversary being tin, hence the appropriate nature of a wedding party painting on a tin pie plate.
The consignor's grandparents knew the artist in Cragsmoor, New York, where they both had homes.
Condition Report: Frame re-painted.