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


Louis Orr

(American, 1879-1961)

Rock House, Charlotte, signed lower center "Louis Orr", inscribed verso "Rock House Charlotte 1774 (building where the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence written)", graphite on paper, sight 10 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


archivally hinged into acid free mat, not examined out of frame, paper slightly darkened, small specks of discoloration scattered over surface, smudges at corners, tape residue verso; frame with light wear

Estimate: $600 - $800
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