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William Phelps Phelps Sold at Auction Prices

Painter, b. 1848 - d. 1917

His friends called this painter “Preston”. He led an active and colorful life that began as the son of a farmer who spent his spare time painting, building furniture and making musical instruments. When he observed his son’s talents with drawing he sent him off (at age 14) to the mill town of Lowell to work for a sign painter named Jeduthan Kittredge. The youngster soon was painting not just signs but also paintings on canvas. He soon fell in love with the boss’s daughter, Anna Marie. In 1868 they were married. The couple set up a sign painting company in Lowell on the same street as his father-in-law’s establishment. Patrons began asking for Preston’s canvas paintings that featured landscapes. He caught the train to Boston to improve his art. Soon, he found local patrons to fund his study overseas in Munich. By this time he was 28 years old and had sired a daughter, Ina Kittredge Phelps and a son, Edward. Leaving his young family behind, he set sail in 1875 to study at the Royal Academy of Art in Munich for two years. He must have encountered success while abroad as on his return he settled his estate and took his entire family back with him to Munich to study under Veltron. He also practiced painting out of doors with travel up and down the Rhine and Düssel Rivers where he set up tents to provide shelter for painting. During this period he sent paintings back to the U.S. for exhibition and sale at the National Academy of Design. He lived with his young family for another three years in Munich where he became known to James McNeill Whistler and David Dalhoff Neal. He became a co-founder of the Munich Art Club with members Walter Shirlaw, Frank Duveneck and William Merritt Chase. Two more years were spent in Paris with wife and children. The also traveled to England, Scotland, and Wales. Then they headed home to settle down in Lowell. Yet another trip to Europe in 1881 took Phelps abroad alone to paint in the Scottish Highlands and travel with William Merritt Chase painting in Italy. Returning to Lowell brought Phelps to develop his affection for the New England coast with summer paintings while also making portraits of prize cattle and bulls. Then he traveled west to paint a monumental (7’x12’) canvas of the Grand Canyon that he painted on site out of doors. This required making a special shelter for the canvas – an approach to plein air painting that encouraged him to develop a portable horse-drawn shed with stove heat after he settled on his family farm in 1890 near Chesham, New Hampshire. It was here that he developed New England landscape paintings in all seasons and became known for his Mount Monadnock landscape scenes. The image of Mount Monadnock from Stone Point is considered one of his best works. Many of his works grace collections such as the West Point Museum, Whistler House, Lowell Historical Society, William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, the New Hampshire Historical Society, and he Shelburne Museum in Vermont. The Smithsonian Institution holds extensive records of his works. The daughter of Preston, Ina Phelps Hayward (18741-1944) was an artist. So also was his son, Edward, who, in 1901 died at age 27 while rescuing a child from an oncoming train. Six months later, his wife, Anna passed away. Phelps began to drink, remarried in 1906 but divorced in 1910. His financial support weakened and he slid into debt. In the winter of 1917, after he pulled a gun on a friend and neighbor he was taken away to an asylum in Concord, New Hampshire. In the same year all his possessions were auctioned off. At the age of 75, on January 6, 1923, the painter, famous for his landscapes of Mt. Monadnock, died and was buried in Edson Cemetery, Lowell, MA.

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      • William Preston Phelps (AMERICAN, 1848–1923) oil on canvas, Portrait of a lady in white blouse. Canvas size 22 x 18 inches. Overall framed 29 x 25.
        Feb. 20, 2024

        William Preston Phelps (AMERICAN, 1848–1923) oil on canvas, Portrait of a lady in white blouse. Canvas size 22 x 18 inches. Overall framed 29 x 25.

        Est: $600 - $900

        William Preston Phelps (AMERICAN, 1848–1923) oil on canvas, Portrait of a lady in white blouse. Canvas size 22 x 18 inches. Overall framed 29 x 25.

        Bill Hood & Sons Arts & Antiques Auctions
      • W.P. PHELPS LANDSCAPE PAINTING
        Jan. 28, 2024

        W.P. PHELPS LANDSCAPE PAINTING

        Est: $2,000 - $3,000

        Panoramic oil painting on canvas of a landscape with farm houses and 2 farmers in a field, signed WP Phelps. 10 x 22 in, framed 13 x 25 in. (William Preston Phelps 1848-1923 was a NH landscape artist).

        Americana Auctions
      • William Preston Phelps (1848-1923): Cows in a Stream
        Nov. 09, 2023

        William Preston Phelps (1848-1923): Cows in a Stream

        Est: $800 - $1,200

        Oil on canvas, signed 'W P Phelps' lower left. 14 x 20 in., 22 x 28 in. (frame).

        STAIR
      • WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (New Hampshire, 1848-1923), Sailing on the river, Oil on canvas, 18" x 30". Framed 23.5" x 35.5".
        Sep. 14, 2023

        WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (New Hampshire, 1848-1923), Sailing on the river, Oil on canvas, 18" x 30". Framed 23.5" x 35.5".

        Est: $1,500 - $2,000

        WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS New Hampshire, 1848-1923 Sailing on the river, possibly the Merrimack. Signed lower right "W.P.P.".

        Eldred's
      • William Preston Phelps (Am. 1848-1923), Luminous View of Mt. Monadnock, Oil on canvas, framed
        Aug. 19, 2023

        William Preston Phelps (Am. 1848-1923), Luminous View of Mt. Monadnock, Oil on canvas, framed

        Est: $3,000 - $5,000

        William Preston Phelps (Am. 1848-1923) Luminous View of Mt. Monadnock Oil on canvas, framed Signed l.l. 12" x 18" actual, 18 3/4" x 24 3/4" framed

        Barridoff Auctions
      • ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (New Hampshire, 1848-1923), Bend in the river., Oil on canvas, 10" x 18". Framed 12.5" x 20.5".
        Jul. 28, 2023

        ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (New Hampshire, 1848-1923), Bend in the river., Oil on canvas, 10" x 18". Framed 12.5" x 20.5".

        Est: $500 - $1,000

        ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS New Hampshire, 1848-1923 Bend in the river. Signed lower left "W.P. Phelps".

        Eldred's
      • WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (NH, 1848-1923)
        Jul. 08, 2023

        WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (NH, 1848-1923)

        Est: $10,000 - $15,000

        Cows in Autumn Valley Pasture, Mount Monadnock, New Hampshire, oil on canvas, signed lower right, in the original gilt frame with nametag, OS: 33" x 48", SS: 25 1/2" x 40 1/2", cleaned and relined.

        Thomaston Place Auction Galleries
      • William Preston Phelps (1848-1923) The Homestead, New Hampshire
        Jul. 08, 2023

        William Preston Phelps (1848-1923) The Homestead, New Hampshire

        Est: $3,000 - $4,000

        Oil on canvas, The Homestead, N.H. c.1890, signed lower left, canvas size 18" x 30", in heavy gold leaf frame from of the period, with old labels on the back. The house in view is most likely the artist's own, in Chesham New Hampshire.

        Peterborough Auctions
      • William Preston Phelps (1848 - 1923), "Birches in Autumn"
        Jul. 08, 2023

        William Preston Phelps (1848 - 1923), "Birches in Autumn"

        Est: $2,000 - $3,000

        Oil on canvas, signed lower right 'WPPhelps'. One area with old patch and one area of paint loss. Titled in pencil on the stretcher. 34 1/2" x 26 1/2" (sight). Provenance: From a Fryeburg, Maine estate, reportedly from the collection of Governor Nathaniel Head (1828-1883), the 46th Governor of New Hampshire

        Peterborough Auctions
      • WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (NH, 1848-1923) FARM SCENE
        Jun. 10, 2023

        WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (NH, 1848-1923) FARM SCENE

        Est: $1,000 - $2,000

        Framed oil on canvas painting, Farm Scene with Cattle and Hay Wagon, signed lower left W.P. Phelps (William Preston Phelps, New Hampshire, 1848-1923), back of canvas stenciled for Munich art supplier, craquelure, sight: approx 21.5"h, 35.25"w, overall: approx 33.25"h, 47.25"w Start Price: $500.00

        Austin Auction Gallery
      • ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (New Hampshire, 1848-1923), "Mount Monadnock Valley"., Oil on board, 7" x 12". Framed 12" x 17".
        Apr. 07, 2023

        ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (New Hampshire, 1848-1923), "Mount Monadnock Valley"., Oil on board, 7" x 12". Framed 12" x 17".

        Est: $800 - $1,200

        ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS New Hampshire, 1848-1923 "Mount Monadnock Valley". Unsigned. Titled and attributed on frame plaque.

        Eldred's
      • William Phelps (NH,German,1848-1923) oil painting antique
        Mar. 12, 2023

        William Phelps (NH,German,1848-1923) oil painting antique

        Est: $2,300 - $2,900

        ARTIST: William Preston Phelps (New Hampshire, Germany, 1848 - 1923) TITLE: Landscape with Cattle MEDIUM: oil on canvas CONDITION: One patch repair with corresponding inpainting. Minor craquelure. ART SIZE: 13 x 26 inches / 33 x 66 cm FRAME SIZE: unframed (In-House framing available) SIGNATURE: lower left CATEGORY: old antique vintage painting for auction sale online AD: ART CONSIGNMENTS WANTED. CONTACT US SKU#: 123569 US Shipping $75 + insurance. BIOGRAPHY: He was born on the family farm near Chesham, in what is now the Pottersville section of Dublin, New Hampshire. "Preston", as he was known, grew up helping out on the very active family farm, where his father in his spare time, liked to paint, build furniture and musical instruments. Preston drew constantly, when he wasn't tending the animals or mowing the fields.While engaged as a sign painter in Lowell, Phelps created paintings on canvas on the side. After a few years, at the age of 27, he had his first exhibition of his works, in Lowell, where a group of patrons were so impressed, they funded Phelps to study abroad in Munich.After spending a majority of his 30s traveling and painting around Europe and the U.S., Phelps finally settled down in 1890 when he re-acquired his old family farm near Chesham, New Hampshire. He remained in the area painting many exterior New England landscapes. Here is when he perfected the "plain air" style. Even in winter, Phelps continued to paint outdoors by building an elaborate shelter studio, that could be transported by a horse-drawn sled, and had its own oil burning stove for heat.

        Broward Auction Gallery LLC
      • William Preston Phelps (1848 - 1923) American "New Hampshire
        Nov. 13, 2022

        William Preston Phelps (1848 - 1923) American "New Hampshire

        Est: $500 - $5,000

        William Preston Phelps (1848 - 1923) Oil on canvas laid on board , Signed , measures 13" x 9 1/2 '

        Cutler Bay Auctions
      • William Preston Phelps (1848 - 1923) American
        Nov. 13, 2022

        William Preston Phelps (1848 - 1923) American

        Est: $500 - $5,000

        William Preston Phelps (1848 - 1923) Oil/canvas , Signed , measures 24" x 20"

        Cutler Bay Auctions
      • William Preston Phelps (1848 - 1923) American "New Hampshire
        Aug. 16, 2022

        William Preston Phelps (1848 - 1923) American "New Hampshire

        Est: $800 - $1,500

        William Preston Phelps (1848 - 1923) Oil on canvas laid on board , Signed , measures 13" x 9 1/2 '

        Cutler Bay Auctions
      • William Preston Phelps (1848 - 1923) American "New Hampshire
        Jul. 05, 2022

        William Preston Phelps (1848 - 1923) American "New Hampshire

        Est: $1,000 - $1,500

        William Preston Phelps (1848 - 1923) Oil on canvas laid on board , Signed , measures 13" x 9 1/2 '

        Cutler Bay Auctions
      • William Preston Phelps (1848 - 1923) American "New Hampshire "
        Jun. 14, 2022

        William Preston Phelps (1848 - 1923) American "New Hampshire "

        Est: $1,500 - $2,500

        William Preston Phelps (1848 - 1923)   Oil on canvas laid on board , Signed , measures 13" x 9 1/2 '

        Cutler Bay Auctions
      • William Preston Phelps Farming Landscape Painting
        May. 16, 2022

        William Preston Phelps Farming Landscape Painting

        Est: $3,000 - $5,000

        New Hampshire,1848-1923 Impressionist depiction of a farming family traversing down a dirt path and across a wood bridge in the early morning. Phelps studied in Munich and Paris studying the principals landscape painting of Pelouse and Guillemette. In 1878, Phelps exhibited at the National Academy of Design. His works are part of the Lowell Historical Society and the Whistler House Museum of Art.

        Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
      • William Preston Phelps Farm Cow Landscape Painting
        May. 16, 2022

        William Preston Phelps Farm Cow Landscape Painting

        Est: $3,000 - $5,000

        New Hampshire,1848-1923 Impressionist depiction of two figures with hay standing amongst a small herd of cows surrounded by thatched roof buildings. Phelps studied in Munich and Paris studying the principals landscape painting of Pelouse and Guillemette. In 1878, Phelps exhibited at the National Academy of Design. His works are part of the Lowell Historical Society and the Whistler House Museum of Art.

        Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
      • WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (New Hampshire, 1848-1923), European town., Oil on board, 19" x 24". Framed 23" x 28".
        Jan. 27, 2022

        WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (New Hampshire, 1848-1923), European town., Oil on board, 19" x 24". Framed 23" x 28".

        Est: $800 - $1,200

        WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS New Hampshire, 1848-1923 European town. Signed lower right "W.P. Phelps".

        Eldred's
      • WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (New Hampshire, 1848-1923)
        Oct. 24, 2021

        WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (New Hampshire, 1848-1923)

        Est: $2,000 - $3,000

        horse drawn sled on snowy road through the forest, sgn. l.l. W P Phelps, o/c (relined), 35 by 26 in.; framed, 41 by 32.5 in.

        CRN Auctions
      • William Preston Phelps, Mass./ NH (1849-1923)
        Aug. 07, 2021

        William Preston Phelps, Mass./ NH (1849-1923)

        Est: $3,000 - $5,000

        William Preston Phelps, Mass./ NH (1849-1923), Oil on canvas painting of a landscape/ pasture scene with sheep in the foreground and Mount Monadnock in the distance, signed lower left, "W.P. Phelps", 18" tall x 30" wide, set in what appears like the original gold molded frame, some losses, heavy varnish finish. Provenance: Old Wilton Center, NH Collection.

        The Cobbs
      • William Preston Phelps, Mass./ NH (1849-1923)
        Aug. 07, 2021

        William Preston Phelps, Mass./ NH (1849-1923)

        Est: $4,000 - $6,000

        William Preston Phelps, Mass./ NH (1849-1923), Oil on canvas painting of Mount Monadnock at sunrise as seen form the old chapel on Stone Pond, Marlborough, NH (see photo attached which shows the same view today from the same spot he stood to paint this scene), 14" x 22", set in the original gold molded frame (23" x 31" overall), pencil inscription on stretcher, "Mount Mon at twilight, Marlboro, NH Stone Pond", signed lower right 'WP Phelps", cleaned, good condition.

        The Cobbs
      • ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (New Hampshire, 1848-1923), Mt. Monadnock valley., Oil on board, 7" x 12". Framed 8.5" x 14".
        Jul. 29, 2021

        ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (New Hampshire, 1848-1923), Mt. Monadnock valley., Oil on board, 7" x 12". Framed 8.5" x 14".

        Est: $500 - $1,000

        ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS New Hampshire, 1848-1923 Mt. Monadnock valley. Unsigned.

        Eldred's
      • William Preston Phelps, Chesham, NH (1848-1923)
        Feb. 06, 2021

        William Preston Phelps, Chesham, NH (1848-1923)

        Est: $2,000 - $3,000

        William Preston Phelps, Chesham, NH (1848-1923), Oil on canvas painting of a Shepherd, his dog and a flock of sheep grazing with Mount Monadnock in the distance, signed lower right, "W.P. Phelps", 20" x 30", set in a good gold leaf molded frame which appears to be original, good clean overall condition.

        The Cobbs
      • William Preston Phelps, Chesham, NH (1848-1923)
        Feb. 06, 2021

        William Preston Phelps, Chesham, NH (1848-1923)

        Est: $1,500 - $2,500

        William Preston Phelps, Chesham, NH (1848-1923), Oil on canvas painting of cows heading home from pasture, signed lower right "WP Phelps", 16" x 24" set in a molded gold frame (some losses), good overall condition.

        The Cobbs
      • WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS, (American, 1848-1923), Monadnock Mountain at Twilight, oil on canvas, 14 x 22 in., frame: 23 x 31 in.
        Nov. 15, 2020

        WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS, (American, 1848-1923), Monadnock Mountain at Twilight, oil on canvas, 14 x 22 in., frame: 23 x 31 in.

        Est: $2,000 - $3,000

        WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (American, 1848-1923) Monadnock Mountain at Twilight oil on canvas signed WP Phelps lower right; inscribed Monadnock Mt. at Twilight, Marlborough N.H., Stone Pond in pencil on stretcher. 14 x 22 in., frame: 23 x 31 in.

        Grogan & Company
      • William Phelps Impressionist Shepherd Painting
        Oct. 31, 2020

        William Phelps Impressionist Shepherd Painting

        Est: $800 - $1,200

        New Hampshire,1848-1923 Depicting a young man standing amongst a flock of sheep at dawn. Phelps studied art in Munich and Paris, later returning to the United States to exhibit at the National Academy of Design.

        Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
      • Oil painting by William P. Phelps of Mount Monadnock from Thorndike Pond.
        Sep. 25, 2020

        Oil painting by William P. Phelps of Mount Monadnock from Thorndike Pond.

        Est: $1,000 - $1,500

        "Monadnock from the Shore of Thorndike Pond, Jaffrey." This fine art oil painting on canvas is by William Preston Phelps (1848-1923). Frame 34.5" x 22.5". The artist's signature appears on the painting in the lower left. The subject is Monadnock from the shore of Thorndike Pond, Jaffrey. William Preston Phelps was a plain air painter. Phelps was known as "the painter of Monadnock." He painted the mountain in all seasons and from all angles, as well as rural landscapes around his Chesham home.

        Moggies Auction Service
      • William Preston Phelps, Mass./ New Hampshire (1848-1923)
        Aug. 08, 2020

        William Preston Phelps, Mass./ New Hampshire (1848-1923)

        Est: $1,000 - $1,500

        William Preston Phelps, Mass./ New Hampshire (1848-1923), Oil on canvas still life painting of a basket of grapes, signed in red lower left "W.P. Phelps", original "Fisk and Spaulding", Lowell, Mass stretcher label on reverse, 35" x 26 1/2", set in probably the original gold molded frame, very good overall condition.

        The Cobbs
      • WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (NH, 1848-1923) FARM SCENE
        Jul. 26, 2020

        WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (NH, 1848-1923) FARM SCENE

        Est: $1,500 - $3,000

        Framed oil on canvas painting, Farm Scene with Cattle and Hay Wagon, signed lower left W.P. Phelps (William Preston Phelps, New Hampshire, 1848-1923), back of canvas stenciled for Munich art supplier, craquelure, sight: approx 21.5"h, 35.25"w, overall: approx 33.25"h, 47.25"w Start Price: $1,000.00

        Austin Auction Gallery
      • WILLIAM PHELPS (NEW HAMPSHIRE, 1848-1923)
        Jul. 26, 2020

        WILLIAM PHELPS (NEW HAMPSHIRE, 1848-1923)

        Est: $1,500 - $2,500

        The Old Homestead oil on canvas h. 18 w. 30 in. overall: 22 x 35 in. signed W.P. Phelps lower left, titled on old label on verso

        Butterscotch Auction Gallery LLC
      • William Preston Phelps, NH (1848-1923)
        May. 16, 2020

        William Preston Phelps, NH (1848-1923)

        Est: $3,000 - $5,000

        William Preston Phelps, NH (1848-1923), Oil on canvas painting of "Mount Monadnock from Monadnock Lake" as noted on frame reverse in pencil, 18" x 30 1/2", set in an old gold frame possibly original, signed lower right "W.P. Phelps", small tear/hole in the center of the water, noted on back "Mildred from Aunt Ag.... 1932". Provenance: Old local NH family.

        The Cobbs
      • WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (NH, 1848-1923)
        Mar. 01, 2020

        WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (NH, 1848-1923)

        Est: $4,000 - $6,000

        WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (NH, 1848-1923) Idyllic Pastoral Scene, a flock under a blossoming apple orchard, oil on canvas, signed lower right, housed in an ornate deep cove gilt gesso frame, OS: 35 1/2" x 47"; SS: 23 1/2" x 35 1/2". Good condition.

        Thomaston Place Auction Galleries
      • WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (1848-1923)
        Oct. 05, 2019

        WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (1848-1923)

        Est: $500 - $1,000

        "Sailing into Port" oil on canvas 12 x 22 inches. signed. framed 20 x 30 inches (overall)

        John McInnis Auctioneers
      • WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (NH, 1848-1923)
        Aug. 24, 2019

        WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (NH, 1848-1923)

        Est: $2,000 - $3,000

        WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (NH, 1848-1923) Continental Village Landscape, oil on birch panel, signed lower right, in gold cove frame, OS: 22 1/2" x 27 1/2", SS: 18" x 23". Good condition.

        Thomaston Place Auction Galleries
      • William Preston Phelps (NH 1848-1923)
        Aug. 23, 2019

        William Preston Phelps (NH 1848-1923)

        Est: $1,000 - $2,000

        William Preston Phelps (New Hampshire 1848-1923) On York River, Maine oil on canvas 9 x 18" signed lower right identified reverse

        Merrill's Auctioneers & Appraisers
      • William Preston Phelps (1848-1923), Grapes O/B
        Jul. 28, 2019

        William Preston Phelps (1848-1923), Grapes O/B

        Est: $500 - $1,000

        Signed "W.P. Phelps, "Munich" William Preston Phelps

        Sarasota Estate Auction
      • WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS, New Hampshire, 1848-1923, Cascading mountain stream, likely New Hampshire., Oil on canvas, 20" x 12". Unframed.
        Apr. 06, 2019

        WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS, New Hampshire, 1848-1923, Cascading mountain stream, likely New Hampshire., Oil on canvas, 20" x 12". Unframed.

        Est: $800 - $1,200

        WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS New Hampshire, 1848-1923 Cascading mountain stream, likely New Hampshire. Signed lower left "W.P. Phelps". Oil on canvas, 20" x 12". Unframed.

        Eldred's
      • WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS, New Hampshire, 1848-1923, Driving the cattle through the snow., Oil on canvas, 30.5" x 50.25". Framed 41" x...
        Aug. 03, 2018

        WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS, New Hampshire, 1848-1923, Driving the cattle through the snow., Oil on canvas, 30.5" x 50.25". Framed 41" x...

        Est: $3,000 - $5,000

        WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS New Hampshire, 1848-1923 Driving the cattle through the snow. Signed lower right "W.P. Phelps". Provenance: Private Collection, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Oil on canvas, 30.5" x 50.25". Framed 41" x 60".

        Eldred's
      • William Preston Phelps
        Jul. 14, 2018

        William Preston Phelps

        Est: $4,000 - $7,000

        William Preston Phelps, Oil on canvas painting of Mount Monadnock- A fall scene as viewed from the Chesham/ Keene side, signed lower left, 'W. P. Phelps", 18" x 30", still in the original molded gilt frame, good overall condition. Provenance: The Goodwin Gallery, Pepperell Mass., Edie Clarke, Harrisville, NH.

        The Cobbs
      • William Preston Phelps
        Jul. 14, 2018

        William Preston Phelps

        Est: $1,000 - $1,500

        William Preston Phelps, Oil on canvas painting of a woodland scene, 22" x 14", new molded gold frame, signed lower right, "W.P. Phelps", good overall condition.

        The Cobbs
      • William Preston Phelps, Cheshire, NH (1848-1923)
        Jul. 14, 2018

        William Preston Phelps, Cheshire, NH (1848-1923)

        Est: $1,500 - $2,500

        William Preston Phelps, Cheshire, NH (1848-1923), Oil on canvas painting of a stream in the NH woodlands, 12" x 18", old gold frame, signed lower right "WP Phelps", purchased locally, good condition.

        The Cobbs
      • William Preston Phelps American, 1848-1917 Children beside a River
        Apr. 18, 2018

        William Preston Phelps American, 1848-1917 Children beside a River

        Est: $4,000 - $6,000

        William Preston Phelps American, 1848-1917 Children beside a River Signed W. P. Phelps (ll) Oil on canvas 18 x 30 inches Provenance: Henry Petty, Lowell, MA, circa 1929 Florence Petty McHale, by descent, circa 1952 Gwendolyn McHale Paiva and Carl H. Paiva, New York and Bermuda, 1982

        Doyle New York
      • William Preston Phelps American, 1848-1923 Winter in the White Mountains, New Hampshire
        Apr. 18, 2018

        William Preston Phelps American, 1848-1923 Winter in the White Mountains, New Hampshire

        Est: $2,000 - $3,000

        William Preston Phelps American, 1848-1923 Winter in the White Mountains, New Hampshire Signed W P Phelps (lr) Oil on canvas 24 x 16 inches Provenance: Henry Petty, Lowell, MA, circa 1929 Florence Petty McHale, by descent, circa 1952 Gwendolyn McHale Paiva and Carl H. Paiva, New York and Bermuda, 1982

        Doyle New York
      • WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (1848-1923, NH), LARGE OIL
        Nov. 25, 2017

        WILLIAM PRESTON PHELPS (1848-1923, NH), LARGE OIL

        Est: $7,000 - $10,000

        PAINTING ON CANVAS, WINTER SNOW SCENE, OXEN SLED AND 3 FIGURES, SEVERAL FARMHOUSES. EXCEPTIONAL ORIGINAL CARVED AND GILDED FRAME. UNTOUCHED ORIGINAL CONDITION. SIGHT SIZE 28" X 48". OVERALL 42" X 62" FRAMED.

        Marion Antique Auctions
      • William Preston Phelps
        Oct. 21, 2017

        William Preston Phelps

        Est: $2,500 - $3,500

        William Preston Phelps, Oil on canvas painting of a farmer with his cows on a country road near his home. 24" x 36", appears to be the original molded gold frame, signed lower left "W.P. Phelps", good overall condition. There is a photo of his family homestead attached to the back and there is a possibility that this painting was done at the location in Chesham, NH.

        The Cobbs
      • William Phelps (1848 - 1923)
        Oct. 08, 2017

        William Phelps (1848 - 1923)

        Est: $800 - $1,500

        William Phelps (1848 - 1923) Oil on canvas laid on board painting of a wooded winter landscape. Signed lower left. Sight Size: 16.5 x 10.5 in. Overall Size: 19.75 x 13.75 in.

        Sarasota Estate Auction
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