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Tall Pines with Moon, ca. 1917
Alice Ravenel Huger Smith (1876–1958)

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Watercolor on paper
14 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches (sight)
Signature Details: Alice R.H. Smith
Status: Available

This watercolor appears to be an early work due to its smaller size.  And it nearly has the feeling of a sketch.

According to the 1956 book prepared by friends in honor of her 80th birthday, Alice did sell a number of sketches especially during 1924 and 1925. 

Of course, those could have been produced earlier.  In fact, in 1917, she sold a sketch to Admiral and Mrs. W. S. Popham of Charleston called "Pine Tree and New Moon."  This one has been rendered along the same lines, and it has a lovely mood.

The Julia Homer Wilson/Juran Collection of Small Works by Alice R. Huger Smith – Some Thoughts

By Dwight McInvaill, author with Caroline Palmer & Anne Tinker of Alice: Alice Ravenel Huger Smith, Charleston Renaissance Artist (Middleton Place Foundation/Evening Post Books, 2021)—July 22, 2022

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