American School, likely Wisconsin, Works Progress Administration era oil on canvasboard painting, titled "Blue Gill Fishing", depicting a lone male figure with a fishing pole seated on a series of stone stairs on a grassy island in a body of water. Signed "WE HALEY" or "WEHRLEY" lower right. Titled with additional numbering in pencil, en verso of board. Additional paper tags, en verso of frame. Housed in a giltwood frame with an off white linen liner and a giltwood fillet. Sight: 15 1/2" H x 19 1/2" W. Framed: 25" H x 29" W. Second quarter of the 20th century.
The Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, Tennessee.
Overall very good condition. Liner with light staining.