25 September 2008
William Edward Norton (1843-1916)
Sailboats at Sea
signed 'William E. Norton.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
12 x 16 in. (30.5 x 40.6 cm.)
Donald S. Lewis, Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Acquired by the present owner from the above circa 1985.
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