Description: (lot of 8) Unframed watercolor and gouache paintings, by Douglas Leo Howland (New York, 1920-1999), highlights include: (1) Birch Trees, on paper, signed lower left and verso, sheet: approx 11"h, 12.25"w, (1) "Study at Bass Rocks, Rockport, Mass.," on paper, signed lower left and verso, titled verso, sheet: approx 7"h, 12"w, (1) "Study after Perry Wilson," on paper, initialed lower right and verso, titled verso, sheet: 10.75"h, 6.5"w; 1.5lbs total **Provenance: From the estate of Douglas Howland (New York, 1920-1999). Howland attended the Rochester Institute of Technology, graduating in 1941 with a Fine Arts degree. He served as Artist Preparator at the Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences and the New York State Museum at Albany. His artwork appeared in the original cover for The Kingbird, numerous childrens books, and as the logo of The Federation of New York State Bird Clubs for fifty years.** Start Price: $80.00
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