09-07-2007 09-08-2007
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2371 Boston
September 7, 2007 12:00 PMCalender
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John Joseph Enneking (American, 1841-1916) Florence as Ophelia, a Portrait of the Artist's Daughter

$17,625$15,000
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2371 Location: Boston Date / Time: September 07, 2007 12:00PM

Description:

John Joseph Enneking (American, 1841-1916)

Florence as Ophelia, a Portrait of the Artist's Daughter
Unsigned.
Oil on canvas, 28 x 30 in. (71.1 x 76.2 cm), framed.
Condition: Minor scattered retouch, craquelure.
Provenance: A private New England collection.


N.B. Florence Enneking Long is depicted here as a young woman playing the role of Ophelia. She is shown in Elizabethan dress, with a book in her lap.
Estimate $15,000-25,000

The retouch is scattered dashes and strokes. Some of this may be pigment florescence. The craquelure is visible but appears stable.


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Keywords

John Joseph Enneking, B. Florence Enneking Long, New England