27 September 2004
William Aiken Walker (1838-1921)
Crab Seller; and Woman with Pipe: A Pair of Works
each, signed with initials conjoined 'WAWalker.' (lower left)
each, oil on board
each, 8 x 4 in. (20.3 x 10.2 cm.) (2)
By descent to the present owners.
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