Sleighing in Old New York
Watercolor, gouache, black ink, and white lead pigment over graphite on board
Overall: 25 x 22 in. ( 63.5 x 55.9 cm )
signature: lower right: "Max F. Klepper"
Signed at lower right in graphite: "Max F. Klepper"
Scene depicts a horse-drawn sleigh being driven through a street in New York City.
Klepper specialized in magazine illustration and animal paitnings. These may have been commissioned to illustrate a story or magazine article dealing with the popular theme of New York cityscape transformations. Both are in matching frames.
Gift of the Estate of Delancy Thorn Grant
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