May 18, 2019 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Alice Ravenel Huger Smith

(Charleston, South Carolina, 1876-1958)

Moonrise over the Marsh, signed lower right "Alice R H Smith", watercolor on paper, 22 x 13 in.; framed, 30 x 20-1/2 in.


"The fields are beautiful alike when green or tawny in the fall, or silver when the grasses were in their last glory. Others were orange when the broom-grass had its November coloring. The rice fields were golden with the ripe rice in summer." ARHS, Reminiscences, 99 (as quoted in M. Severens, An Artist, A Place and a Time)

Provenance:From the family; By descent to Sarah Harleston Huger of Richmond Plantation; By descent to Nancy Brocklehurs; By descent to the present owner



Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000
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