William Partridge Burpee
[Snow-Covered Alps], circa 1905
Pastel on board
Signed lower left,"W.P. Burpee". From the estate of the artist. Estate stamp verso. Back bears pastel board preparer's stamp of "W. Devoe & Co. / New York". In fine condition.This piece might have been shown February 28 -- March 12, 1910 at the Boston Society of Watercolor Painters 21st annual exhibition in the gallery of Charles Cobb, as #10 "Gold and Rose on Mt.Blanc" See: "William Partridge Burpee, American Marine Impressionist" by D.Roger Howlett,1991,Copley Square Press.