Thomas Buford Meteyard (Massachusetts/Illinois, 1865-1928) watercolor painting on wove paper painting a rocky coastline, rendered in pastel colors. Signed, T.B. Meteyard, lower right. Artist name and information labels, en verso. Hinge mounted in an off white matte, unframed. Sight – 14 5/8" H x 10 1/2" W. Matte – 21 1/4" H x 16 1/2" W. Provenance: The estate of Dr. Benjamin H. Caldwell, Nashville, Tennessee. Biography: Thomas Meteyard, an Illinois born Harvard graduate, was an American impressionist painter. He studied in Paris under Bonnat, and was an intense admirer of Claude Monet. He spent considerable time in France during his early career, but also exhibited at the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893 and the St. Louis Exposition of 1904, as well as the Boston Art Club, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. By 1911, he had settled permanently in England behind the home of Henry James. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Minute foxing spots to surface of painting in upper left margin. Brown stains, largest 2 1/4", edges of sheet. 3/8" lines of toning surrounding edges of sheet.
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