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Isidor Grandpa Sommer (American

Auction:
2052
Lot:
270
Sold for:
$1,380

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Auction:
Sale #2052 - 2052
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
February 24, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Isidor "Grandpa" Sommer (American, 1867-1949) Lot of Two Paintings: "Hunting in the Winter" and "Swan Watching #9." Signed "Great Grandpa Sommer" and "Grandpa Sommer" l.r., respectively, identified in annotations on the reverse. Oil on canvasboard, 13 1/2 x 17 1/4 in., in gilt frames. Condition: The first with varnish inconsistencies and craquelure, the second with very minor retouch. N.B. Isoidor Sommer was a self-taught artist living in Brooklyn, New York. Late in life he began painting and selling his work.
Estimate $600-800

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Isidor "Grandpa" Sommer, self-taught artist, Brooklyn, self-taught artist