Watercolor on paper, 18" by 27 1/2" inside the mats (27" by 36 1/2" framed, no glass), the subject the famous sentinel red rock towers at Sedona, Arizona. Symbolic of the arid and exotic Southwest, these landmarks have been painted for generations. The artist, Larry Higgins, has practiced architecture for 40 years, according to a printed label affixed to the backing. He was New Jersey-born, grew up in Illinois, and spent considerable time in Seattle and Hawaii. I see on the net that he was apparently actively involved in architectural matters on the Big Island as recently as 2008. The artist's works were offered through the Treasures in Art gallery in North Scottsdale, and at Dreams of Paradise Gallery in Hilo, Hawaii. The original price asked for this work was $1700, reflecting the time that the artist put into creating it. Condition is excellent, considering the lack of protective glass. At lower right the mat is bulging out a bit, possibly from dampness exposure, but the drawing does not smell musty, and exhibits no foxing nor other evidence of moisture. So, a new mat and some glass are all that would be needed to get this back on the wall. .
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