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Watercolor and Graphite Sketches of European Architecture Attributed to Maurice Feather

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A collection of nine unframed graphite and watercolor sketches of European architecture and architectural details attributed to early 20th century American artist Maurice Feather. Included are four long, narrow graphite drawings depicting architectural details for churches. These are titled St. Germain l’Auxerrois, Paris 1911, Tour St. Antoine, Loches, St. Giles in the Fields, London; and Oxford Cathedral Wrought Iron Canopy over Stalls. The latter is stamped to the verso ‘Estate of Maurice Feather’. Included among the five smaller sketches is a drawing of a columned arcade titled Loggia Papale, Viterbo ’11 and a watercolor sketch titled Chaumont-sur-Loire, April ’12 that depicts a portion of a tower and the drawbridge of the massive French castle. Three small watercolor paintings that depict an eight-sided tomb like building, a villa, and a portion of a loggia and courtyard have no titles. All of the works are unsigned.


- condition varies; five drawings are age discolored and some are foxed; fixing marks to some of larger prints; some smudges and wear to edges; crease marks across center of all of the elongated drawings.


6.75" W x 20.5" H x 0.1" D

- measurements of the four elongated drawings; smaller works are 6.25" W x 10.0" H.

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