Henry Keyes Chadwick (1851-1938)
Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA, c. 1930
15 in. long
Included in the lot is a copy of the 1978 book, "Martha's Vineyard Decoys," by Stanley Murphy. This elegant example has the clean lines of Chadwick's earlier models, showing similarities to the work of Capt. Ben Smith.
Original paint with gunning wear.
Provenance: Private Collection, Nantucket, purchased from Stephen O'Brien, Jr. Fine Arts, c. 1998
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