ABBOTT FULLER GRAVES (American, 1859-1936) HARBOR LOOKOUT. Outstanding oil on canvas summer scene shows two young ladies, one standing wearing pink dress and matching hat. The other seated beside with white dress, blue scarf and flower decorated hat. They look out over a blue harbor with sailboat racing by. A large town/city is in background with large center building. Other sailboats are seen against building. The women are surrounded by colorful tall flowers and they sit on a large granite outcropping. Signed lower right “Abbott Graves”. Housed in a gesso decorated gilt frame which is not original but period. To our knowledge, this painting has never been offered for sale and remains in its original untouched condition. The best Abbott Fuller Graves painting that we have seen. SIZE: 20” x 16”. CONDITION: Untouched, as found. It is dirty and has a 1/4” round hole just below the standing ladies hat at the end , mostly in the sky. There is surface dirt and some craquelure. 9-27164 (100,000-150,000)
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