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Joseph D. Strong (1852 - 1899)

Lot 39: JOSEPH DWIGHT STRONG, JR. American (1852-1899) "Samoan Island" watercolor, initialed lower left and titled. Inscribed "Robert Louis...

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May 1, 2008
Greenwich, CT, US

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Description

JOSEPH DWIGHT STRONG, JR.
American (1852-1899)
"Samoan Island"
watercolor, initialed lower left and titled. Inscribed "Robert Louis P??, Nov. 13, 1892" on the reverse.
5 5/8 x 7 1/8

Provenance : The artist; Robert Louis Stevenson 1891 or 1892; Gifted from Stevenson to Anne Louisa Ide, 1892 in Vailima, Samoa; Bequeathed to Austin Strong, the artist's son, 1945; Private collection, Westchester, New York.

Other Notes: A letter of authenticity from the artist's son, Austin Strong. A presentation note signed by Stevenson and photo of Strong, Stevenson et al in Samoa is mounted on the reverse.

Condition Report

Canvas: Not Applicable
Condition: Very Good/Good
Restoration: None
Frame: Old
Comments:
Lightly foxed; not laid down; needs cleaning.


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