METCALF WATERCOLOR PAINTING. Amazing early 20th century montage illustration by Willard Metcalf done in watercolor shades of gray with major areas of white gouache paint on paper. Scenes of Zuni Indian village life, possibly from his series of illustrations done of the Zuni Indians for "Harper's" magazine. Signed to the right of the circular image "Metcalf" with a stylized Indian bird. In excellent condition with no foxing however the original paper surface has been mounted to a linen backing with some missing portions at the outer edges. Any such imperfections are under the original matting. Plus there are pencil notations, including "Zun" and some numbers visible around those outer edges. Original matting and frame. Matted image measures 21.75" x 17.75". Undated.
FOR SALE @ 1,800.00