John Whorf (1903-1959) View Out the Window into the Harbor 21 1/2 x 15 1/2in
Lot 66
John Whorf (1903-1959) View Out the Window into the Harbor 21 1/2 x 15 1/2in
Sold for US$ 10,755 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
John Whorf (1903-1959)
View Out the Window into the Harbor
signed 'John Whorf' (lower right)
watercolor on paper
21 1/2 x 15 1/2in

Footnotes

  • Note:
    Broadway actress Paula Laurence died at age 89 in 2005. She also appeared in film and television. Ms. Laurence's acting career spanned seven decades. She began her career acting for Orson Welles in the plays "Horse Eats Hats" and "Dr. Faustus." She was the widow of Charles Bowden. Actress Lily Tomlin considered Bowden and Laurence her "theatrical spiritual parents." Ms. Laurence appeared on the horror soap opera "Dark Shadows." Other film and TV credits include "Crossing Delancy," "Law and Order," "For Love or Money" and "The Cherry Orchard." During WWII, Ms. Laurence supported the troops by volunteering at the famed Stagedoor Canteen. Yasuo Kuniyoshi painted Ms. Laurence multiple times and is pictured and named in author and art historian, Tom Wolf's book on Kuniyoshi.
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