|Artist: ||C. F. Witman|
|Title: ||Thanksgiving Morning|
|Year: ||c. 1870|
|Media: ||Oil on canvas, 29 3/4 x 50 1/4 inches|
|Description: ||Signed and dated at lower left: "CF[conjoined]. Witman,/1835 COATES ST PHILA"|
Inscribed at lower right: "THANKGIVING MORNING"
Charles F. G. Witman was an American artist and sign painter who worked in Philadelphia during the nineteenth century. He was known particularly for street views--often with winter themes--featuring horses and grand residences. Only a handful of his works have survived. The Library of Congress has a print version of one of his works published by Joseph Hoover, Philadelphia [link]
The address inscribed on the painting, 1835 Coates Street, Philadelphia, was Witman's residence. The city of Philadelphia renamed Coates Street to Fairmount Avenue in 1873.
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|Price: ||Price upon request|
|Inventory: ||RS 6740|
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