Masterworks of American Art on Paper, 1865–1915
January 15 – february 9, 2018
Menconi + Schoelkopf presents the first of two exhibitions chronicling the growth of American works on paper, focusing on the leading artists in watercolor and pastel between the Civil War and World War I.
John La Farge (1835–1910) Portrait of Faase, The Taupo of Fagaloa Bay, Samoa, 1891. Watercolor and gouache on board, 19¼ x 15½ inches. Signed and inscribed at lower right: Taupo Faase Janry 1891 / Near Vaiala John Lafarge / Samoa