11-01-2008 11-02-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2431 Boston
November 1, 2008 3:00PMCalender
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Attributed to George Nemethy (American, 20th Century) Portrait of the American Paddlewheeler "HIGHLANDER".

$1,659$1,400
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431 Location: Boston Date / Time: November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Attributed to George Nemethy (American, 20th Century)

Portrait of the American Paddlewheeler "HIGHLANDER". Signed "Nemethy" l.l. Oil on wood panel, 6 1/2 x 12 1/4 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Very good.

Note: This painting most closely resembles other examples of work painted by George Nemethy of Newburgh, New York. He is one of six children in a family of artists. His father, artist Albert Szatmar Nemathy and his family escaped a Communist takeover of their native country, Hungary in 1950, eventually emigrating to the United States and settling in the Hudson River Valley in Newburgh, New York.




Estimate $400-600

Keywords

George Nemethy, Newburgh, Albert Szatmar Nemathy, Hungary, United States, Hudson River Valley