Albert Beck Wenzell

1864-1917, Englewood, NJ

"She glanced complacently down at her softly glistening shoulders," illustration for "The Grain of Dust," 1911

Oil on canvas board
Signed, dated and inscribed verso: A. B. Wenzell
24" H X 16" W

  • Notes: The inscription, verso, reads: "She glanced complacently down at Her softly / glistening shoulders Page 222 "Grain of Dust" / Illustrated by A. B. Wenzell / 1911." Albert Wenzell was the illustrator for the 1st edition of David Graham Phillip's "The Grain of Dust: A Novel," published by D. Appleton and Company in 1911.
  • Condition: Visual: Generally good condition. Dust accumulation commensurate with age. The canvas layer bowing outwards very slighting at upper and lower center. Approximately five unobtrusive specks of stray white paint near the upper edge, at right.

    Blacklight: No evidence of restoration.

    Frame: 23" H x 18" W x 1.75" D

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