George Candee [1837-1907]
An Alpine walk, ca.1884
Oil on artist board
10 x 8 inches [unframed] | 14 x 12 inches [framed]
Artist indicated on verso and signed and dated at lower left : ‘[illegible]’.
Untouched estate fresh no repairs or restoration.
From a wealthy family, Candee was under no pressure to sell his works. Even today, his works are largely owned by his niece and only a few have been sold in the general art market. This painting shows a peasant girl in the Italian alps, ca.1884. Candee studied in Italy and traveled the countryside extensively in the 1870s.
1998 ( David Smernoff, New Haven, CT & New York, NY ) ;
before 1988 Private collection of [withheld], Bethany, CT ;
ca.1884 George Candee [1837-1907], the artist .