February 04, 2022 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


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Louis Orr

(American, 1879-1961)

Chowan Court House, Edenton, North Carolina, signed lower right "Louis Orr", inscribed verso "Chowan Co. Court House/Edenton - Oldest Court House in N.C. existing in its original state", graphite on paper, sight 10 x 8-1/2 in.; gallery style black metal frame, 20-1/4 x 16-1/4 in.

Note: This original drawing served as the basis for one of the 51 etchings completed by Louis Orr depicting views of North Carolina. The project was conceived and underwritten by Robert Lee Humber as a way to preserve the landscape of North Carolina and provide affordable original artwork to schools, institutions, and individuals.

Provenance:Humber Family, North Carolina

Condition:

archivally hinged into acid free mat, not examined out of frame, paper slightly darkened, small specks of discoloration scattered over surface

Estimate: $600 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,460
02/04/2022

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