Walter Gay | Entrance Hall, Moffatt-Ladd House

WALTER GAY
American, 1856–1937

Entrance Hall, Moffatt-Ladd House

Signed and dated Walter Gay 1923
Gouache on paper
11 x 16 inches (27.9 x 40.6 cm)
Framed: 16 x 21 inches (40.6 x 53.3 cm)

Located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, the Moffatt-Ladd House is a Georgian style mansion built for merchant John Moffatt between 1760 and 1763. Now an historic house museum, the house's entrance hall looks very similar to Walter Gay's 1923 rendering.

Provenance
Estate of Henry Francis du Pont, Winterthur, Delaware, 1974
Private Collection, Pennsylvania