Sydney Mortimer Laurence


"Mount McKinley"

Oil on canvas
Signed lower right: Sydney Laurence; titled on a gallery label affixed to the frame's backboard
20" H x 16" W

  • Provenance: J. N. Bartfield Galleries, New York, NY
  • Notes: An old hand-written information sheet is displayed on the frame's backboard and includes the following quote from an article, "Alaska as Seen by her Artists," which was written in 1969 by the director of the Anchorage Historical and Fine Arts Museum. "....Essentially a landscapist, Laurence's passion became Mount McKinley, or Denali, as the Indians called it. He painted the highest peak in North America many times. One of the canvases, and one of the largest at 71 by 95 inches, was put on display at the Smithsonian Institution in 1915 and over the years was seen by millions of Americans."
  • Condition: Visual: Overall good condition. Dust accumulation commensurate with age. Scattered delicate craquelure throughout.

    Blacklight: No evidence of restoration.

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