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Fred Pye painting âThe Breaking Waveâ American 20th c.

Fred Pye painting “The Breaking Wave” American 20th c.

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Directory: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: N. America: American: Pre 1970: Item # 1435278

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Oil on canvas by Fred Pye (American, 1882-1964) of a wave crashing onto a rocky shore with whitecaps further offshore and a sunny but partly cloudy sky; in an elaborate white painted and gilt frame. Born in Iowa, studied in Paris Pye later lived in Cincinnati and painted in Maine. 26 x 36 inches (66 x 91 cm). Frame 32 ½ x 42 ½ inches (82,5 x 108 cm). Signed lower right in red Fred Pye. Based on the sticker on the back he was a member of The American Professional Artists League.

Condition: good with some craquelure, especially in the sky. Some surface dirt and probably never cleaned.