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Attributed to Robert Hale Ives Gammell (American, 1893-1981) Spring Awakening.

Auction:
2525M
Lot:
26
Sold for:
$237$200

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Auction:
Discovery - 2525M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 10, 2010 2:00PM

Description:

Attributed to Robert Hale Ives Gammell (American, 1893-1981)

Spring Awakening. Initialed and/or dated indistinctly "R..." l.l., with a partial label, possibly from Frost and Adams Company, Boston, on the reverse, inscribed in a later hand and with a label from Carl E. Nelson, Boston, on the frame backing. Oil on academy board, 11 3/4 x 18 in., framed. Condition: Retouch, mild surface grime.
Estimate $350-550

Inscription on the reverse states that the painting received a light cleaning in 1998. Retouch in area of sky, u.l. quadrant.

The inscription on the reverse reads, "Bought 1905 in a park in Boston where the painter was painting it by a Boston woman, the mother of Ruth McCorack..."

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Robert Hale Ives Gammell, Adams Company, Carl E. Nelson, Ruth McCorack, Forfeda

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