Offered by Yellow Garage Antiques dealer Hugh Allan Luck of Pine Street Studios is this oil on board landscape of Dead River Falls, Maine. The painting is signed, dated and identified on the back by the artist- William Matthew Prior, 1851. The original price of the painting was also indicated as $2.50. W.M. Prior (1806-1873) is a noted New England portrait artist who painted in the style which is now known as the Prior/Hamblin school. His works were seldom signed. Landscapes by Prior such as this are rare and are appreciating, especially signed.
CONDITION: Good. MEASUREMENTS: 23" x 27" including period gold frame.