Please Note: There is a typographical error. While both Hemingway and Peirce were both ambulance drivers during WWI, their earliest documented meeting was in 1927. We do not know the date this was painted.
WALDO PEIRCE (American, 1884-1970) WALDO AND ERNEST HEMINGWAY OUT SHOOTING.
Watercolor and ink on paper Housed in a giltwood frame, matted under glass Initialed lower right “WP.” Note: Waldo Peirce and Ernest Hemingway had a lifelong friendship. This was painted when the were working for the American Field Service, where Peirce was an ambulance driver. After WWI, Peirce toured Spain with writer Ernest Hemingway. SIZE: 11-3/4″ x 18-3/4″. Overall: 18″ x 24-3/4″. PROVENANCE: Descended within family of the artist. CONDITION: Several spots of discoloration, not examined out of frame. 52284-11 (6,000-9,000) – Lot 1007
Auction: Fine Art, Asian & Antiques Auction - August 2017
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