7 March 2008
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HELEN LEALE HARPER JR.
Howard Pyle (1853-1911)
Letter of Introduction
signed 'Pyle' (lower right)
gouache on paper
9¾ x 11½ in. (24.8 x 29.2 cm.)
Private collection, New York, acquired from the above.
By descent to the present owner.
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