LILLA CABOT PERRY (AMERICAN 1848-1933). PORTRAIT OF THE MUSIC CONDUCTOR AND COMPOSER, CHALMERS CLIFTON, 1915.Est. $3,000-$5,000
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Chalmers Dancy Clifton (1889-1966) wrote orchestral and chamber music, was a founder of The Orchestral Society, and served on the jury for the Pulitzer Prize in Music. Oil on canvas, 32 x 25 ½ inches. Signed “Lilla Cabot Perry” and dated 1915, u.r.
Exhibited: Guild of Boston Artists, Boston, circa April 1917 – November 1918. A copy of a review of the exhibit by F.W. Coburn in the Boston Herald, illustrating this portrait, accompanies the painting.