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Temp #12
DepartmentPaintings
Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00
Last UpdatedSeptember 20, 2019

Description

NELSON COON
New York/Massachusetts, 1895-1988

Lagoon and Oak Bluffs Causeway, Vineyard Haven 1944". Signed lower left. Dated lower right. Titled on the reverse.
Note: A World War I veteran, Coon worked as grounds keeper, and later librarian and museum curator, at the Perkins School for the Blind. He published twelve books and numerous articles on a variety of subjects, including horticulture. In the 1950s Coon and his wife retired to Martha's Vineyard, where he was an active member of the Dukes County Historical Society, serving as the Society’s president from 1964-67. Coon was also member of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society, the American Horticultural Society, and the Garden Writers Association of America.
Oil on canvas board, 12" x 16'. Framed 16" x 20"."

Condition

Surface grime.

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