WALTER KING STONE
"EXPANSIVE VALLEY WITH WINDING RIVER"
Signed 'Walter/King/Stone' bottom left, oil on Masonite
30 x 47 7/8 in. (76.2 x 121.6cm)
Bailey Antiques, North Carolina.
Freeman's, Philadelphia, sale of June 25, 2004, lot 222.
Acquired directly from the above sale.
Dixon-Hall Fine Art, Pennsylvania.
Acquired directly from the above in 2004.
Collection of Dorrance H. Hamilton.
Walter King Stone was an illustrator, painter and writer and served as a professor of Fine Arts at Cornell University for twenty-three years. His work was featured in such publications as Scribner's Magazine, Colliers, and Country Gentleman, amongst several others. His interest in wildlife and nature is evident in his oeuvre, as seen here in this vast spring landscape.
Sold for $10,000 (buyer's premium included)