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Rare original Post-Impressionist watercolor by Dodge MacKnight (American, 1860-1950) depicting fishing houses in Newfoundland, circa 1906-1909. Roughly 17" by 24" (watercolor alone), 28" by 34" in its period American frame. Signed lower right. Inscribed verso "Property of Charles Stetson". Charles Stetson, Esq. was a member of the Copley Society and a collector of works by MacKnight. He is known to have loaned a number of works by this artist from his collection, for exhibitions at the Boston Art Club, such as the Copley Society exhibition of works by Homer, Sargent, and MacKnight of 1921. He and his estate also gifted a number of Dodge MacKnight watercolors to museum collections.
In very good condition and archivally mounted. Dodge MacKnight was an important American artist. Similar works by this artist are held by the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and by the Fogg Art Museum in Cambridge, to name but a few.