Description: Walter Franklin Lansil (1846-1925) penned and signed this receipt dated April 21, 1900 for payment received from Gen. W. W. Blackman of Boston for “one Painting (Venetian) and Frame $172.00”.
Walter F. Lansil was an American painter known for his marine paintings. He studied at the Académie Julian in Paris and, while in Europe, visited Venice, a city that would leave a lasting impression on Lansil and his work. He was a member of the Boston Art Club and the Society of Sons of the Revolution and was a descendant of Stephen Hopkins, a passenger on the Mayflower, as well as Edmund Rice, an early settler of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
Receipt measures: 4 ½” x 7”. Item #A01137
Condition: Fold line, remnants of mounting on verso, two pinholes, otherwise in very good condition with a large, bold signature.
SKU: A01137 Category: