Delmas McConnell, RARE Indiana Indianapolis Impressionist Antique landscape Old

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  • Item Category: Fine Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Oct 03, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House

LISTEDARTIST fine art collection

+++ Vintage Paintings and Fine Art +++ +++ California and American Fine Art +++

ARTIST: Delmas McConnell (Early 20th Century) (Indianapolis, Indiana) (IN Impressionist)

SIZE: aprox. 27.5x24 framed, aprox. 24x20 unframed

MEDIUM: oil on canvas

CONDITION: in good condition - could use a professional cleaning. Some marks can be seen in the sky area - and would clean up once professionally cleaned and varnished (see photos). Original components from the period - antique frame included. Some wear to edges of frame due to age. Some craquelure and general wear can be seen on the canvas due to age, sold untouched - as found condition.

REF: Superb and rare example by early Indiana impressionist, Delmas McConnell. Active in the early part of the 20th Century and known in the Indianapolis, IN area. Fine example of early American impressionism - untouched condition, would benefit from cleaning. Delmas McConnel is known to have painted a work titled, "Leaving a River Trail" as part of the Federal Art Project paintings and is now located at the historical Indianapolis Marion County Public Library. This is a rare oil on canvas example, has original Indiana label verso (see photos). Signed lower right, "Delmas McConnell". Authenticity is guaranteed.

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