Arthur J. Laws (New York, 1894-1960) oil on board coastal painting depicting a harbor town before a line of trees and a large building with a clock tower against a cloudy, late afternoon sky. Signed "Arthur J. Laws." lower right. Artist's label reading "Provenance Estate of the Artist" with pencil inscriptions, including one reading "…finished this painting just before his death. Started it much before" en verso. Housed in a giltwood frame. Sight – 17 1/2" H x 27 1/2" W. Framed – 19 3/4" H x 29 3/4" W. Third quarter 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Corners of board are not present. Paint flakes, largest 1/4", surface grime to sky quadrant. Gilt frame with minor losses.
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