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American School, 19th Century Butterflies

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2387
Lot:
129
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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2387
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2007 4:00PM

Description:

American School, 19th Century

Butterflies
Signed and dated "W. Leber, M 90" l.r.
Oil on board, 14 x 10 in. (35.6 x 25.4 cm), framed.
Condition: Board warped, nail holes to corners, retouch, surface abrasions/losses, surface grime.


Provenance: A private New England collection.
Estimate $300-350

The curve to the support is minor, but there are losses to all four corners. There are also abrasions primarily (but not exclusively) near the left and upper edges. The retouch is minor. The work would benefit from cleaning.

Keywords

American School, New England, Curve

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