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Ecuadorian School, 20th Century Six Unstretched Oils on Canvas: Three Andean Views

Auction:
2978T
Lot:
1253
Sold for:
$49$40

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Auction:
Discovery - 2978T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
January 05, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Ecuadorian School, 20th Century

Six Unstretched Oils on Canvas: Three Andean Views, signed "R. Salas O" l.r., Seated Peasant with Cup and Staff, signed and dated "Cesar Moncayo V./ 1920" l.l., Two Small Landscapes: Hut and River with Distant Mountains, unsigned. Sizes to 27 x 40 in. Condition: Paint losses, abrasions, creasing, craquelure, surface grime.

Provenance: Purchased in South America, most likely in the 1930s, by an American who traveled widely across the continent, with a focus on Ecuador.
Estimate $20-200


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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Cesar Villacres, Antisana, Ecuador, Quito, Tungurahua

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