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Elmer Joseph Read (American, New Jersey,b. 1862) watercolor and gouache painting depicting a tropical street scene with black women going to market. Signed lower left "E. J. Read". Housed in a gilt frame. Sight – 10 1/8" H x 13 1/4" W. Framed – 17 1/4" H x 20 7/8" W. Early 20th century. Biography: Elmer Joseph Read was born in Howard, New York in 1862. He lived in Palmyra, New York but traveled to the Bahamas and Cuba and other surrounding islands, around the turn of the century. He studied at Syracuse University and with Emmanuel Fremiet in Paris. He exhibited at the National Academy of Design in 1892 and 1894 and at the Art Institute in Chicago in 1913. Condition: Overall very good condition.