Lot 134: Late 19th Century Oil Painting of New York Harbor by Perkins
November 5, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Off New York Harbor. Granville Perkins (1830-1895). Oil on Canvas. c. 1880. 12 x 18 1/2 inches canvas, 16 x 22 inches framed. A member of the American Watercolor Society, Perkins exhibited both his oils and watercolors frequently at the National Academy between 1862 and 1889. He also exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy in 1856. In the 1860?s Perkins moved to New York where he became a popular illustrator for many of the important publications of the day, including Harper?s and Leslie?s Illustrated News.
Artist or Maker: Granville Perkins
Literature: Oil on canvas