08-14-2010 08-15-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
August 14, 2010 3:00PMCalender
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American School, Early 20th Century The Schooner Eliza

$889$750
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509 Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

American School, Early 20th Century

The Schooner Eliza Near a Rocky Coastline with Lighthouse. Indistinctly signed "W.C. Tre-----," possibly by Reginald Eugene Nickerson (Massachusetts, 1915-1999) who early in his career painted under the name William C. Trenholm. Oil on canvas, 20 x 36 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Craquelure, two patch repairs u.l. and u.r., retouch.
Estimate $300-500

Retouch to sails, scattered areas in water, sky, and rocks, craquelure separating in l.r foreground but doesn't appear to be lifting.

Keywords

American School, Reginald Eugene Nickerson, William C. Trenholm, Massachusetts