Pen, Ink, Watercolor of Pont du Gard
Art-9      Pont du Gard
  Description: This painting of the Pont du Gard in Nimes, France, a very popular subject, was probably done by one of the assorted artists working in that region and selling to the tourists. That shouldn't be taken as any indication that the quality isn't up to par because the work is quite good. We haven't taken it out from under the glass to look closely, but it appears to be a pen sketch that was then filled in with watercolor. It's signed G. A. (unclear last name).

A note taped to the back gives a quick history of the subject and notes that the site was visited by ATS, MKV, and ETS on the 18th of July, 1929. It's a good guess that the painting was purchased during that visit. Unfortunately, outside the family, those initials become meaningless, but I do wonder what became of them just a few months later.

Dimensions: The frame is a nice shadow box, but I would guess that it's 20 or so years later than the art, perhaps not. Exterior measurements are about 14 1/4" x 11 1/2" and 2 1/4" deep. The opening is about 9" x 6 1/2".
 
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