Lot 359: Walter Gay (MA, 1856-1937), Petition to Richelieu
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
oil on canvas (lined), signed and dated 1887 at lower right, presented in a later hand-carved gilt composition frame with gallery plaque.
SS 34 x 45 in.; DOA 42.5 x 53.5 in.
Paris, Salon, 1887
Phillips, Claude. "The Americans at the Salon," The Magazine of Art, 1887, p. 420.
From the Collection of the late Arthur J. Morris, Ossining, NY and by descent to the current consigno
Condition Report: Repaired tear along middle left of canvas through guard's knees; some touch-up along right edge of canvas.