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


Louis Orr

(American, 1879-1961)

Gull Harbor, New Bern, signed lower left "Louis Orr", inscribed verso "Gull Harbor/Elizabeth Shrine mother of Admiral David Glasgow Farragut (1800-1870) born in this house. He served in the war of 1812 ...etc., graphite on paper, 10-1/4 x 8-1/4 in.; black metal gallery 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, paper slightly darkened, tape residue verso; frame with light wear

Estimate: $300 - $500
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