37. George H. Wright

37. George H. Wright

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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.]

(Entry and authentication by Roger T. Reed)