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THOMAS BUFORD METEYARD
American, 1865–1928

Blue Sea and Pine Branch

Signed T.B. Meteyard
Watercolor on paper
7 x 5 inches (17.8 x 12.7cm)
Framed: 12½ x 10¼ inches (32 x 26 cm)

Executed circa 1893-94. Meteyard adapted this watercolor for the cover design for The Ebb-Tide by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne, published by Stone and Kimball in Cambridge and Chicago in 1894

Provenance
Estate of the Artist
Private Collection, New England

Exhibited
New York, Berry-Hill Galleries, Thomas Buford Meteyard (1865-1928): Paintings and Watercolors, 1989, pp. 62-63, no. 28, illustrated
Giverny, Musée d’Art Américain Giverny / Terra Foundation for the Arts, Thomas Buford Meteyard: Un Américain chez les Nabis, 2004, pp. 47, 86, no. 19, fig. 5, illustrated

Literature
Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osborne, The Ebb-Tide: A Trio and Quartette, Cambridge and Chicago, 1894, cover design based on the present watercolor

$4,500