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Ben Earl Looney (American, 1905-1981), Untitled (The Shadows Plantation House), watercolor on paper, matted

Ben Earl Looney (American, 1905-1981), Untitled (The Shadows Plantation House), watercolor on paper, matted

Product Description:

Signed lower right, matted, framed, and glazed

Reference: Ben Earl Looney, "Beau Séjour: Water Colors of the Louisiana Plantation Country," 1972 (related work)

Dimensions:

Frame:

Height 30.5 in.

Width 39 in.

Depth 1.5 in.

Condition:

Appears good. From a non-smoking home. Please contact cataloging@lofty.com for specific condition questions and to request a full condition report.

Provenance:

Collection of the current owner's grandmother

Inherited by descent in 2012

About The Artist:

Ben Earl Looney was a prominent American watercolor artist; he painted nearly every plantation home in Louisiana that still standing between 1940 and 1970.

The subject work depicts the plantation home The Shadows, a classic revival-style home with a Louisiana colonial floor plan located in New Iberia, Louisiana. This home was originally constructed between 1831 and 1834 for sugar plantation owner David Weeks.

The Shadows was the first home in the Gulf South to join the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

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