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William George Puddefoot
Cape Ann, Gloucester Harbor - 19th Century Seascape

1870s

$1,350

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Delicate watercolor of the harbor at Cape Ann, Gloucester, Massachusetts depicting rocks in the calm water along with seagulls and sailboats in the distance, by 19th century artist and Reverend William George Puddefoot (American, 1842-1925). Signed "W.G. Puddefoot" lower left. Titled on verso, "Cape Ann Scenery / Near Gloucester, Sunset". Presented in a carved giltwood frame and off-white mat. Reverend William George Puddefoot [1842-1925] (also known as W C Puddefoot) was an artist, traveler, lecturer and the field secretary for the American Home Missionary Society [1826-1893]. For his work, Puddefoot traveled all over the US, lecturing and doing missionary work, including: Iowa, Minnesota, Indiana Pennsylvania, California and Connecticut. He was known for being an extremely colorful character especially in his sermons and lectures. Puddefoot wrote the book Minute Man on the Frontier in 1895. As an artist, Puddefoot was most known for his watercolors of landscapes and waterscapes.

Details

  • Artist
    William George Puddefoot (American)
  • Creation Year
    1870s
  • Dimensions
    Height: 17 in. (43.18 cm)Width: 23 in. (58.42 cm)Depth: 2 in. (5.08 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
    Some age toning and rippling to paper, some wear to frame consistent with age.
  • Gallery Location
    Soquel, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: JT29261stDibs: LU5427015342

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