Attributed William (Von Ammon) Harring (CA, NY, Boston, Germany, 1811-1894) oil on canvas fall landscape painting of Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, depicting El Capitan, Cathedral Rocks, Bridal Veil Falls and Merced River plus other topography with dark rainclouds in sky. Unsigned. Older label on back of the stretcher reads, "Sold by Frost & Adams 38 and 35 Cornhill, Boston." Additional contemporary label on back of frame reads "Bridal Veil Falls Yosemite Valley Cal. Primitive" en verso. Framed in period gilt molded frame. Sight – 25 5/8" H x 35 5/8" W. Framed – 32 1/2" H x 42 1/2" W. Third quarter 19th century. William Harring is known to have worked in Boston for the Louis Prang Company before settling in San Francisco where he lived from the 1870s until his death. Provenance: Private Tullahoma, TN collection. CONDITION: Restored with wax lining. Light cracquelure.
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