Frederick Coffay Yohn (American, 1875-1933) oil on canvas depicting two finely dressed Victorian ladies in an interior scene. Titled, “Damaris, They call him traitor” from an illustration in the book, “Sir Mortimer” by Mary Johnston, published 1904. Signed lower left “F. C. Yohn”. Housed in a contemporary gilt wood frame. Sight – 19 5/8″ H x 29 1/2″ W. Framed – 24″ H x 34″ W. Provenance: Estate of Bill Selden, Athens, TN. Note: F.C. Yohn studied at the Indianapolis Art School and the Art Students League of New York under Henry Siddons Mowbray. He was best known for his magazine illustrations and historic military paintings. Condition: Two small abrasions to canvas lower left. Overall very good.
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