Arthur Parton (American, 1842-1914) oil on canvasboard landscape titled "Leisurely Boating Scene in the Adirondacks", depicting sailboats on a lake with lakeshore foreground, verdant mountainous background. Signed and dated 1875 lower left. Housed in the original ornate period rococo gilt wood frame with artist's placard mounted on the lower stretcher. Sight – 15" x 22". Framed – 26" H x 33" W. Provenance: Originally from the collection of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, New York, to Garland Langley Hall. Lot #202, 10/01/1994, Neal Auction Company, New Orleans. CONDITION: Light overall grime to canvas, a few areas of flaking to lower center area of lake and shoreline. Later gilt touch-ups to frame. Linear area of touchup to trees just right of center (see blacklight photo), several other small areas of touchup visible under UV light.
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