Lot 643

O'Neill Verner, St. Michaels, Charleston, Etching

Estimate: $700 - $900

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$0 $10
$100 $25
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$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$150,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property from the Collection of John and Virginia Duncan, Savannah, GA


Elizabeth O'Neill Verner (SC, 1883-1979), In the Shadow of St. Michaels, Charleston, Etching, pencil signed lower margin and numbered 68/80, titled lower left, depicting a figure with basket on their head walking past St. Michaels, Charleston, SC, matted and framed. Frame size:20 1/2 in. x 15 1/4 in.

Elizabeth O’Neill Verner was an American representational painter, printmaker, author and preservationist. Verner was educated and the Pennsylvania Academy of Art and had a successful career as a professional painter, becoming a prominent figure in the Charleston Renaissance. Verner was considered one of the most important painters of Southern life of her time. Her work is in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Smithsonian American Art Museum, among others.

Measurements: Height: by sight 10 1/4 in. x Width: 8 1/2 in.


Overall good condition, minor foxing, paper toned, possible mat burn, not viewed out of frame.