William Aiken Walker (1838-1921)
Woman Smoking Pipe and Picking Cotton and Man with Blue Pants and Basket on his Head: A Pair of Works
each, signed with conjoined initials 'WAWalker. ' (lower left)
oil on board
each, 8 x 4 in. (20.3 x 10.2 cm.)

The artist.
Mr. and Mrs. G.A. Pacetti, Ponce Park, Georgia, gift from the above.
Woman Smoking Pipe and Picking Cotton, A.P. Trovaioli, R. B. Toledano, William Aiken Walker: Southern Genre Painter, Gretna, Louisiana, 2nd ed., 2008, p. 13, no. 1, illustrated (as Negro Woman Smoking Pipe and Picking Cotton).
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These works will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné being prepared by John Fowler.

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