Painting of female figure and friar, previously displayed at the Friar's Club, NYC
Lot 3085
A painting by Harrison Fisher related to the Friars Club
Sold for US$ 3,125 inc. premium
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A painting by Harrison Fisher related to the Friars Club
Watercolor and ink on paper, signed and dated ("Harrison Fisher 1911"), framed. Depicting a woman skipping down a road arm-in-arm with a friar. Inscribed at lower right, "To Mrs. Ebba Havez- / With fond memories of Jean Havez / -The Friars Club-." Jean Havez was a silent era comedy writer who worked with Buster Keaton and Harold Lloyd and was an early member of the Friars Club. The face of the friar in the painting appears to be modeled on Havez. Fisher illustrated over eighty Saturday Evening Post covers and was best known for his portrayals of beautiful women in hats.
Within frame: 26 1/2 x 34 1/2 in.; Overall: 28 1/2 x 36 1/2 in.
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