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


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Louis Orr

(American, 1879-1961)

New Bern Academy, North Carolina, signed lower right "Louis Orr", inscribed verso "Academy New Bern", graphite on paper, sight 9-3/4 x 8 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 areas of staining in lower right quadrant, tape residue verso; frame with light wear

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$738
02/04/2022

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