1947 Lithograph Waterfall Montmorency Quebec Canada Ile D'Orleans Admiral XGLB5
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This is an original 1947 monochrome in-text lithograph of Montmorency Falls in the province of Quebec, Canada. The falls are the mouth of the Montmorency River that spill into the waters of the St. Lawrence River. The area was named after Admiral Charles de Montmorency which is also just down river from the suspension bridge of I'll d'Orleans.
This 64+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Product Type: Original In-Text Lithograph; Monochrome
Grade: Very Fine ++
Dimensions: Approximately 5 x 7 inches; 13 x 18 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
This piece was illustrated by Oakley, Thornton.
(1881-1953) Thornton Oakley was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in architecture. He also studied illustration with Howard Pyle. He was best known for his depiction of industrial subjects. OakleyÕs work appeared in numerous books and magazines, including Harper's, The Century, Collier's, and Everybody's Magazine. His paintings are in the collections of many museums.
Keywords specific to this image: Charles de Montmorency, North America, Waterway, Rapids, Bridge, Orleans Island, Landscape, Nature, Outdoors, Hiker, Park, Cliff, St. Lawrence River, Quebecois, New France