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


Louis Orr

(American, 1879-1961)

First Presbyterian Church, New Bern, not apparently signed, inscribed verso "Album VI No.26, Presbyterian Church, New Bern", graphite on paper, sight 10-1/2 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


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

Estimate: $600 - $800
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