"Two Boys In a Boat" signed J.V. White

A Watercolor Painting by Joseph V. White (1916-2009) of Hingham, Massachusetts.

White was born in South Boston and was sketching from the age of 11 years old. He was a self-taught artist who idolized Winslow Homer. He spent a great deal of time at the Boston Art Museum and other museums where he elicited private viewings of Homer's paintings. He became well known as a Hingham and South Shore artist. He painted as a hobby and donated several paintings to a church auction to help raise funds for his church. He is known for painting outdoor scenes and had several local exhibits to his credit.

Written on reverse: "David Trout Fishing - A Gaspe Pond Near Matane - Quebec - Guide - Harvey Chasse - June 1958" (David is Joeseph's son)

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Condition: Excellent, in a Rustic Wood Frame
Dimensions: Site size: 17" x 11 1/8"
Circa: 1958
Part Number: 8439HITN

Price: $2100