Lot 4: PAIR OF WATERCOLORS BY MARIA HYDE HUMPHREY (OHIO, 1839).
May 29, 2010
Delaware, OH, USALive Auction
PAIR OF WATERCOLORS BY MARIA HYDE HUMPHREY (OHIO, 1839).
Both signed in pencil "Maria Hyde Humphrey 1839, Norwalk Academy, Norwalk, Ohio". Countryside cottage scenes. 5"h. 7 1/4"w. and 5 5/8"h. 8 1/4"w. Matching paint-grained frames, one mid 19th century and the second ca.1960, each measuring 9"h. 11 1/4"w. Ex Earl and Rhea Knittle (Ohio), ex Joe Dush (Ohio), and sold at Garth's, November 28-29, 1997, lot 1, ex Richard and Susie Burmann (Ohio/New Hampshire).
The artist, Maria Hyde Humphrey, is mentioned in a Magazine Antiques
article by Rhea M. Knittle, January 1966, pages 32-35.
Larger measures 5 5/8"h. 8 1/4"w. and has two tears at bottom edge. The smaller 5"h. 7 1/4"w.
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