1872- c.1950, American
A vibrant floral watercolor by New England artist Dexter Dawes, the sight size is 14 1/4 x 11 1/2 inches, 1937, signed and dated, in the original frame. A label on the back of the frame indicates that this painting was shown in the 1939 National Arts Club 'Exhibition of Flower Paintings'. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs and paintings.