Ruth Van Sickle Ford Watercolor of New York City

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Untitled watercolor depicting a slice of the New York city skyline, by Ruth Van Sickle Ford, circa 1940s. This atmospheric piece beautifully captures the character of the city having the grandeur of the skyscrapers juxtaposed with the more intimate scale of the rooftops of buildings in the foreground.

This piece is pictured in the book "Warm Light, Cool Shadows, The Life and Art of Ruth Van Sickle Ford", by Nancy Smith Hopp.

Frame measures- 21 1/8" wide x 27 3/4" high x 1 1/2" deep
Image within mat measures- 18 1/4" wide x 24 1/4" high

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Details

  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1940s
  • Period
    1940-1949
  • Condition
    Good. The piece is mounted on a board, a couple of tears to paper (see detail photos).
  • Wear
    Minor structural damages
  • Dimensions
    27.75 in. H x 21.13 in. W x 1.5 in. D
    70 cm H x 54 cm W x 4 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU81978194373
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Located in Chicago, IL

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  • 20th Century Specialists

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