William Putnam Hill Painting of Cupid and Woman (78424)

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William Putnam Hill Painting of Cupid and Woman  (78424)
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This item SOLD at 2020 Feb 14 @ 11:46UTC-8 : PST
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Original William Putnam Hill in pastel colors, framed 24 x 34", 16.5 x 26" in gold leaf frame. Provenance: Jim Mackie Collection of Grass Valley, well known Americana collector and dealer. This spectacular work on board was the proud possession of well known western collector Jim Mackie for decades. Hill (1853-1922 was a landscape and portraiture painter. Most of his career was spent in San Jose, where a high school was named in his honor. His art won medals at many major exhibitions, including Calif. State Fair, St. Louis World's Fair and others. The allegorical use of Cupid is showing a protectionary kiss. The piece appears unsigned on the obverse, and is labeled on the reverse.

Country (if not USA):
State: Texas
City/County: Sweetwater