Wallis Hall Sturtevant (Peter Ladd) Impressionistic Painting of Valhalla, NY


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Wallis Hall STURTEVANT (1897-?)

Birth place: GreenfieId, MA

Addresses: Springfield, MA

Profession: Painter, illustrator

Studied: ASL; Massachusetts State Teachers College; Univ. Louisville; Wilson; Randall; Winter.

Comments: Illustr.: Old Times in the Colonies; Days of the Leader; Weedon’s Modern Encyclopaedia; auth./illustr., The Story of Hansel and Gretel and the Gingerbread Castle.

This nicely framed 12 x 16 painting (including frame, 15 1/2 x 19 1/2) is on canvas board. On verso it says in pencil “1921 Now cut off by Straightening new road, the Old Post Rd., Valhalla, NY.” The artist’s name is on verso as well. There is ¬†crackling and waving on the surface as shown. The condition is “as is” while the painting is charming and colorful. Buyer pays for shipping.