20 May 2010
George Copeland Ault (1891-1948)
Straw Flowers and Bittersweet
signed and dated 'G.C. Ault '31.' (lower left)--signed and dated again and inscribed with title (on a label affixed to the stretcher)
oil on canvas
16 x 12 in. (40.6 x 30.5 cm.)
Helen Ault, New York, niece of the above, acquired from the above.
Christie's, New York, 29 November 2001, lot 79.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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