Louise Lequire (American/Tennessee, 1924-2006) linocut or block print titled "Cades Cove, 1966." Smoky Mountain landscape rendered in shades of yellow, blue, and green, signed lower right in the plate and numbered 19/20 lower right margin; titled and dated lower left margin. Housed under glass with an ivory mat in a whitewashed wood grain frame. Sight – 16" H x 22" W. Framed – 24" H x 30" W. Biography: The mother of noted sculptor Alan Lequire, Louise LeQuire was a portrait and landscape artist who taught art at Montgomery Bell Academy and worked as an artist and teacher at the Nashville Institute of the Arts from 1980-1992. She also wrote extensively about art and was the arts editor at Nashville Life Magazine. Her work can be found in the collections of Vanderbilt University and the Tennessee State Museum. Note: proceeds from the sale of this lot benefit St. Luke's Community House, Nashville. CONDITION: Edge toning and some creasing/rippling to paper. 2" slightly dark mark upper left quadrant; couple of scattered subtle fingerprint size spots. Scattered spots of wear to frame. Top edge of frame is loose.
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