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After Jasper Francis Cropsey (American, 1823-1900) Pastoral Landscape with Mountain and River View.

Auction:
2349
Lot:
33
Sold for:
$2,938$2,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

After Jasper Francis Cropsey (American, 1823-1900)

Pastoral Landscape with Mountain and River View. Unsigned. Oil on canvas, picturing a scene with a pasture with figures and cows in the foreground with houses and a golden field with figures threshing and stacking grain, overlooking a river with sailing vessels and distant mountains, 18 x 36 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor craquelure.

Literature: See Folk Painters of America by Robert Bishop (Dutton & Co., New York, 1979), pp. 98-99, for similar examples. The painting is after an engraving of J.F. Cropsey's American Harvesting, the engraving done by James Smillie, published by the American Art Union in 1851.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

Francis Cropsey, Dutton & Co., Robert Bishop, American Art Union, James Smillie, Engraving, Hudson River School, Jasper Francis Cropsey, Luminism

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