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James Fitzgerald (American, 1899-1971) The Cows of Kerry

Auction:
2930B
Lot:
345
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2930B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 23, 2016 4:00PM

Description:

James Fitzgerald (American, 1899-1971)

The Cows of Kerry
Signed "James Fitzgerald" l.r., titled on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 40 x 30 in. (101.6 x 76.2 cm), in the original carved and gilded frame.
Condition: Abrasions, craquelure, surface grime.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Speckled area of paint loss located in the upper left corner, measuring 2 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. No evidence of retouch under black light. No further condition issues to report.
Frame dimensions: 42 x 32 in.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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James Fitzgerald, Conservation and restoration of paintings, Craquelure, Pottery

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