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Robert C. Spencer
(American, 1864-1953)
Newnans Creek Near Gainesville FLA (Prairie School Bridge), (May) 1931

Sale No: 127, Lot No: 605

Robert C. Spencer
(American, 1864-1953)
Newnans Creek Near Gainesville FLA (Prairie School Bridge), (May) 1931
watercolor and pencil on illustration board
titled verso
16 1/4″ x 12 1/4″

Provenance:
The Collection of Wilbert and Marilyn Hasbrouck, Chicago, Illinois
Treadway Toomey Auctions, Oak Park, Illinois, 15 September 2012, Lot 549

Catalog Note:
Robert C. Spencer was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Spencer had a long-standing career in architecture and in 1896 he moved into the Steinway Piano Building in Chicago and shared offices with Dwight Heald Perkins and Frank Lloyd Wright. He moved to Florida in 1930 to work for the University of Florida, where he stayed until 1934. This image near Gainesville, Florida, with Spanish moss seen in the trees, was produced during the aforementioned timeframe.

Provenance:
The Collection of Wilbert and Marilyn Hasbrouck, Chicago, Illinois
Treadway Toomey Auctions, Oak Park, Illinois, 15 September 2012, Lot 549

Sold for: $375