"Father, Daughter and Antique Suitor"   Lot no. 3791

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By Orson Byron Lowell (1871-1956)

20 x 24 in
Pen and ink with pale color washes on paper
Unsigned

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The label on the reverse details a conversation taking place between the wealthy father (Pater) and elegantly appointed daughter (Jane) regarding a suitor waiting in the wings. The father says, "Well, Jane, I have bought him. But what can you see in that second-hand, broken down, shop-worn old piece, rickety in the legs, and the veneer off in half a dozen places?" Jane replies, "Can it be I have inherited your passion for antiques?" 

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