HOWARD PYLE (AMERICAN 1853-1911). “DINNER AT CORNELIUS DUBOIS’S,” AN ILLUSTRATION FROM “OLD CATSKILL,” HARPER’S NEW MONTHLY, MAY 1880.

Est. $12,000-$15,000

Watercolor and gouache on paper, 9 ¼ x 15 ½ inches. Signed “H.Pyle. Del.” and dated 1879, u.l.

Provenance: Collection of Francis Patrick Garvan and Mabel Brady Garvan; and by descent to the current owner.

Literature: Listed in Paul Preston Davis, “Howard Pyle: His Life – His Work,” Wilmington: Oak Knoll Press for The Delaware Art Museum, 2004, p. **. Also reproduced as “After Dinner” in Charles Carleton Coffin, “Building the Nation,” New York: Harper’s, 1882.