Still Life with Watermelon
D. Fisher, probably New York State
oil on canvas on the original stretcher
Ht. 24", W. 30"; period frame Ht. 34", W. 40"
Seldom do we see folk art still life paintings that have the impact of color and composition equaled by this fine example, signed lower right, "D. Fisher". The blue transfer pitcher with a view of the Hudson and Canton bowl add considerable interest.