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Title: Watercolor of motorsailer, Lester Fagans

Accession Number: 2000.67.2
Category: PAINTINGS - WATERCOLORS
Type: watercolor
Maker: Fagans, Lester
Place:
Date: before 2000
Materials: paper
Description: Painting; watercolor of unidentified motorsailer by Lester Fagans; starboard view of motorsailer on port tack, ketch rig, captain and other man in center cockpit, small runabout on left with man waving, sloop in right background, shoreline with what appears to be sandy cliffs in background; handwritten on right "4 75 #550 500in. 3 x 3-1/2"; artist's signature in lower right corner of image "LESTER/ FAGANS"; printed on back "WHATMAN/ Drawing Board/ FACED WITH GENUINE HAND MADE WATMAN PAPER/ PERFECT QUALITY - EXTRA HARD SIZED/ Made in Four Sufaces/ H.P. HOT PRESSED FOR PEN & INK C.P. COLD PRESSED FOR WATER COLOR/ R. ROUGH FOR WATER COLOR SPECIAL SURFACE No. 1 FOR PEN & INK & WASH DRAWING/ IMPERIAL SIZE 22 X 30 DOUBLE ELEPHANT 27 X 40"; sticker on back "GRAND CENTRAL ARTISTS' MATERIALS, Inc./ Just Around the Corner from Grand Central Station/ 55 VANDERBILT AVE., NEW YORK CITY/ MUrray Hill 2-6320 45th St., One Block East of Madison Ave."; label from backing (in correspondence file) "Robert F. Wells/ 7 Waverly Rd./ Darien CT 06820-5736".

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