Morley Hicks (Wisconsin, Ontario, 1877-1959) oil on board winter landscape painting titled "Settlers Shack" depicting two small shacks in a snow covered landscape with bare trees, fore and middle ground, a line of trees in the background beneath a grey sky. Signed and dated "Morley Hicks. 1926" lower right, inventory number "386" lower left. Exhibition label en verso for Milwaukee Journal Competition with artist name and address, title, and date, with additional title, dates, inventory number, and inscription. Housed in a molded gilt wood frame. Sight – 15 1/2" H x 19 3/8" W. Framed – 20 1/2" H x 24 1/2" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with few areas of paint rubbing, largest 1/2", to edges of board. Some yellowing to varnish.
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