Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., Inc.
Live Auction

December 2,2023: Premier Americana - Day Two

Sat, Dec 2, 2023 09:00AM EST
Lot 2390


Estimate: $100 - $200
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PAIR OF HENRY LIVINGSTON HILLYER (AMERICAN, 1840-1886), ATTRIBUTED, LANDSCAPES, oil on board and oil on canvas, each a depiction of the same scene with large boulder, dirt road, and mountain in the distance, no signature(s) located. One housed in a modern frame, the other in period gilt frame. Circa 1880. 9 1/2" x 11 1/2" sight, 14" x 16" OA.
Catalogue Note: Born in Ohio, Henry Livingston Hillyer (1840-1886) spent most of his short life on the East Coast. He exhibited at the National Academy of Design regularly and at the Centennial Exposition of 1876, but little is know of his life and work. He is documented working as far afield as Florida in 1881 and in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he died in 1886.


Example in period frame in good overall condition with minor to moderate discoloration, light wear to frame. Example in modern frame in excellent overall condition with very minor discoloration, very minor wear to frame.

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From the collection of Robert and Margaret Mayo, Gloucester, VA.