37. George H. Wright
George H. Wright (1873-1951)
Elegant Parisian café scene.
“But Paris today seems to have forgot. It is the old pleasure seeking, effervescent, rippling gay Paree, a continuous carnival of colors, sounds and movement.”
Magazine story illustration: “Paris by Gas Light”,
Liberty Magazine, April 23, 1925, page 18;
Pencil, ink and watercolor, 16.5 x 24.8" signed lower left. Condition is fair: toning from age and retouch varnish; an accidental splatter of blue watercolor lower left; a few marginal tears and edge wear. Archivally matted and framed.
The date verso (10-23-24) is the date the work was received by the engraving department.
[The grey bar in the lower right part of the photo doesn't exist in the artwork, and is the result of scanning in several passes that don't match each other.]