Lot 8: Griffon. ca. 1894
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: WALTER THOR (1870-1929) Size: 30 1/2 x 45 1/2 in./77.5 x 115.6 cm Imp. G. Elleaumme, Paris A rite of passage: a mother encourages her son to take his first ride on a Griffon bike. The horseless carriage in the background suggests the next stage in the upward mobility of the younger generation. (bicycle, bike)
Condition Report: B-/ Slight tears in top margin; slightly light-stained. Framed.
Dimensions: 30 1/2 x 45 1/2 in./77.5 x 115.6 cm
Artist or Maker: WALTER THOR (1870-1929)
Date: ca. 1894