Saturday, March 19, 2011

Verner Illustration - Auction

Found another canoe related painting by Frederick A Verner (February 26, 1836 – May 16, 1928), this time on the Sotheby's Auction's archive.

Canoes with Indians on a Lake

Frederick Arthur Verner
Watercolour over pencil heightened with bodycolour
31 by 63cm., 12 by 24 3/4 in.
Signed lower right: Verner/1883
Estimate: 2,000—3,000 £
Sold: 5,040 £

Once again, Verner has illustrated the paddles with a distinct red chevron pattern, a common feature in his work.

Paddle Decoration Closeup

For other posts on Verner's work see this post from November 2009 and another post from September 2010.

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