17 July 2002
Eanger Irving Couse (1866-1936)
The Master Workman
signed 'E.I. Couse' (lower left)
watercolor on paperboard--unframed
8¼ x 10¼ in. (21 x 26 cm.) (image)
Thackery Gallery, San Diego, California.
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According to Virginia Couse Leavitt, the present work is a study for the final version in oil (35 x 46 inches) which was completed in 1908.
This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist's work being compiled by Virginia Couse Leavitt, granddaughter of the artist.
Please note this lot is being sold unframed.
On view is an American frame, c. 1910, carved and gilded, on loan from Diego Salazar Antique Frames. This frame is available for purchase; please inquire within the department.
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